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Town of Jefferson, Wisconsin
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Welcome to Jefferson ...

The Town of Jefferson is located in Vernon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Jefferson has a population of 1,205 people<1> (see below for details).

Jefferson is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Jefferson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Jefferson is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Jefferson had a population of 1,143 people. This makes Jefferson the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Jefferson represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 759th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,143 people, the population of Jefferson increased 17.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 974 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jefferson had an population of 1,205 people. This is an increase of 5.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.72% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jefferson.

Communities near Jefferson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Jefferson and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017
Barre   [Map]   1,293   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bergen   [Map]   1,377   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clinton   [Map]   1,425   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   1,174   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   2,154   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leon   [Map]   1,128   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jefferson.

Communities Also Named Jefferson ...

While we believe that this Jefferson is located in Vernon County, we know of another 3 Wisconsin communities named Jefferson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Green, Jefferson and Monroe County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 4 communities that are also named Jefferson - they are located in and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jefferson.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jefferson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jefferson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jefferson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jefferson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jefferson ...

Looking for more information about Jefferson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Jefferson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Jefferson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jefferson.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Jefferson. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jefferson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jefferson.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jefferson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Jefferson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jefferson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jefferson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Jefferson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jefferson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5833, Longitude: -90.9749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jefferson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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