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Town of Lafayette, Wisconsin
(Monroe County)

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The location of Town of Lafayette

Welcome to Lafayette ...

The Town of Lafayette is located in Monroe County.

The location of Lafayette has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Lafayette refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lafayettean<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Lafayette has a population of 417 people<3> (see below for details).

Lafayette is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lafayette lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lafayette had a population of 396 people. This makes Lafayette the county's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 396 people, the population of Lafayette increased 24.53% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 318 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lafayette had an population of 417 people. This is an increase of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lafayette ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lafayette and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bangor   [Map]   1,471   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Black River Falls   [Map]   3,503   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brockway   [Map]   2,854   N   18 miles [29 km]
Farmington   [Map]   2,152   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
La Grange   [Map]   2,014   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Little Falls   [Map]   1,576   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lafayette ...

While we believe that this Lafayette is located in Monroe County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Lafayette. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chippewa and Walworth County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Lafayette - they are located in and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lafayette. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lafayette. 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 Lafayette.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lafayette ...

Looking for more information about Lafayette? 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.

Looking for more information about Lafayette? 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 Lafayette, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lafayette.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Monroe County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Lafayette refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Lafayette may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lafayette.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lafayette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lafayette) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lafayette. 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 Lafayette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lafayette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0294, Longitude: -90.7226     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lafayette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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