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Welcome to Iron Ridge ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Iron Ridge, you might consider that their post office opened in 1849.
A typical abbreviation for Iron Ridge: Iron Rdg. (or less commonly used: Iron Rdge. or Iron Ridg.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Iron Ridge has a population of 891 people<2> (see below for details).
Iron Ridge is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Iron Ridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Iron Ridge: (920) and (274)<4>
The ZIP code for Iron Ridge: 53035<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Iron Ridge had an population of 891 people. This is a decrease of 4.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Iron Ridge had a population of 929 people. This makes Iron Ridge the county's 30th most populous community.
The population of Iron Ridge represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 946th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 929 people, the population of Iron Ridge decreased 6.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 998 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Iron Ridge.
Communities Also Named Iron Ridge ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Iron Ridge - it's located in Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Iron Ridge.
Communities near Iron Ridge ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Iron Ridge.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Iron Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Iron Ridge.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Iron Ridge. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Iron Ridge.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Iron Ridge. See our Newspapers Page for Iron Ridge.
Adding Iron Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Iron Ridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Iron Ridge was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Iron Ridge in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Iron Ridge.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024