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Welcome to Jefferson ...
The location of Jefferson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jefferson has a population of 7,993 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Jefferson.
Jefferson is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Jefferson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jefferson had an population of 7,993 people. This is an increase of 0.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.93% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jefferson had a population of 7,973 people (which is 9.53% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Jefferson the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Jefferson represents 0.14% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,973 people, the population of Jefferson increased 8.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,338 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jefferson.
Communities Also Named Jefferson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 58 communities that are also named Jefferson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (2), Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jefferson.
Communities near Jefferson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jefferson.
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 Jefferson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jefferson.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jefferson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jefferson. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Jefferson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jefferson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jefferson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Jefferson on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jefferson on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywi.gov
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022