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Milton, Wisconsin

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The location of Milton

Welcome to Milton ...

The city of Milton is located in Rock County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Milton has a population of 5,581 people<2> (see below for details).

Milton is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 5,546 people. This makes Milton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.1% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,546 people, the population of Milton increased 8.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,132 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 5,581 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Milton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Milton and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Beloit   [Map]   7,682   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beloit   [Map]   36,773   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Delavan   [Map]   8,356   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   5,579   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Evansville   [Map]   5,335   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fort Atkinson   [Map]   12,482   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Milton. 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 Milton. 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 Milton.

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

Websites for Milton ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rock County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Milton:

The official website for Rock 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Milton) 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 Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7789, Longitude: -88.9496     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Milton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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