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Welcome to Mayville ...

The city of Mayville is located in Dodge County<1>.


The location of Mayville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Mayville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1847.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mayville has a population of 4,877 people<3> (see below for details).

Mayville is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Mayville: (920) and (274)<5>

Websites for Mayville ...

Official Website: www.mayvillecity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mayville had an population of 4,877 people. This is a decrease of 5.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mayville had a population of 5,154 people (or 5.81% of the total population of Dodge County). This makes Mayville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Mayville represents 0.09% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,154 people, the population of Mayville increased 5.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,902 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mayville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Mayville - they are located in Georgia, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Mayville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mayville.

  • Fond du Lac
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac is located in Fond du Lac County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,178 people
  • West Bend
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bend
    • West Bend is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,478 people
  • Beaver Dam
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam is located in Dodge County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,303 people
  • Hartford
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,675 people
  • Waupun
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupun
    • Waupun is located in Dodge County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,271 people
  • Slinger
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slinger
    • Slinger is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,704 people
  • Kewaskum
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewaskum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewaskum
    • Kewaskum is located in Fond du Lac County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,296 people
  • Juneau
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juneau
    • Juneau is located in Dodge County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
  • Lomira
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lomira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lomira
    • Lomira is located in Dodge County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,454 people
  • Campbellsport
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbellsport
    • Campbellsport is located in Fond du Lac County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,811 people

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 Mayville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mayville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mayville. 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 Mayville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mayville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mayville.

Adding Mayville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mayville 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 Mayville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Mayville post office opened in 1847.

We also found Mayville in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mayville.

The official website for Mayville: www.mayvillecity.com/

The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Dodge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mayville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mayville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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