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Welcome to Milton ...

The city of Milton is located in Rock County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 5,617 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

The ZIP code for Milton: 53563<4>

Websites for Milton ...

Official Website: www.ci.milton.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 5,617 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.45% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (with a count of 5,132 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Milton ...

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

  • Janesville [Rock County]
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    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
  • Beloit [Rock County]
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    • Beloit [Rock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,637 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
  • Whitewater [Walworth County]
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    • Whitewater [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,993 people
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  • Stoughton [Dane County]
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    • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County]
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      • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Atkinson
    • Delavan [Walworth County]
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      • Delavan [Walworth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delavan
    • Jefferson [Jefferson County]
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      • Jefferson [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Beloit [Rock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
      • Beloit [Rock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • Edgerton [Rock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgerton
      • Edgerton [Rock County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgerton
    • Evansville [Rock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evansville
      • Evansville [Rock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evansville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evansville

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Milton.

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

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.

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.

Adding Milton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Milton 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 Milton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Milton on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milton on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Milton: www.ci.milton.wi.us/

The official website for Rock County: www.co.rock.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 Rock, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Milton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7768, Longitude: -88.9458    
<6>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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