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Welcome to Merrimac ...

The village of Merrimac is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Merrimac has a population of 440 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Merrimac.

Merrimac is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Merrimac is within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Merrimac had an population of 440 people. This is an increase of 4.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Merrimac had a population of 420 people. This makes Merrimac the county's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 420 people, the population of Merrimac has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 416 people).

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

Communities Also Named Merrimac ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Merrimac - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nevada (2), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Merrimac ...

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

  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Merrimac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Waunakee [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
    • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waunakee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waunakee
  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Merrimac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baraboo
  • DeForest [Dane County]
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    • DeForest [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeForest
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portage [Columbia County]
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      • Portage [Columbia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Merrimac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
    • Windsor [Dane County]
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      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Windsor [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimac
      • Estimated population in 2015: 6,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie du Sac village
      • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Merrimac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,431 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Sac village
    • Cross Plains [Dane County]
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      • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Merrimac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Plains
    • Westport [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westport
      • Westport [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westport

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Merrimac. See our Newspapers Page for Merrimac.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Sauk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.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 Sauk, 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 have 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 Merrimac.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Merrimac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merrimac) 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 Merrimac. 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 Merrimac

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merrimac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3736, Longitude: -89.6254       In this case, the coordinates for Merrimac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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