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Welcome to Mineral Point ...

The city of Mineral Point is located in Iowa County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mineral Point: Mineral Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mineral Point has a population of 2,465 people<2> (see below for details).

Mineral Point is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mineral Point is located in the (608) area code.

The ZIP code for Mineral Point: 53565<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mineral Point had an population of 2,465 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mineral Point had a population of 2,487 people (or 10.5% of the total population of Iowa County). This makes Mineral Point the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mineral Point represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 355th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,487 people, the population of Mineral Point decreased 4.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,617 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mineral Point.

Communities Also Named Mineral Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Mineral Point: This one is located in Iowa County and the other is located in Green County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 7 communities that are also named Mineral Point - they are located in Colorado (2), Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mineral Point ...

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

  • Platteville [Grant County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platteville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Platteville
    • Platteville [Grant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mineral Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platteville
  • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodgeville
    • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgeville
  • Darlington [Lafayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
    • Darlington [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Mineral Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,337 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
  • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodgeville
    • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,604 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgeville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Platteville [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platteville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Platteville
      • Platteville [Grant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platteville
    • Barneveld [Iowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barneveld have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barneveld
      • Barneveld [Iowa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barneveld
    • Brigham [Iowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brigham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brigham
      • Brigham [Iowa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brigham
    • Belmont [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Lafayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Darlington [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
      • Darlington [Lafayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
    • Linden [Iowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
      • Linden [Iowa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mineral Point. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mineral Point.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mineral Point ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Iowa County: www.iowacounty.org/

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 Iowa, 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 Mineral Point.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mineral Point - 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 Mineral Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mineral Point or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<6>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- Mineral Point) 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 Mineral Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mineral Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mineral Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8607, Longitude: -90.1820    






















 

 

 

 

 


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