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Welcome to Monona ...

The city of Monona is located in Dane County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monona has a population of 8,175 people<3> (see below for details).

Monona is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Monona lies within the (608) area code.

Websites for Monona ...

Official Website:   www.monona.wi.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.monona.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monona had an population of 8,175 people. This is an increase of 8.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monona had a population of 7,533 people. This makes Monona the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Monona represents 0.13% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,533 people, the population of Monona decreased 6.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,018 people).

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

Communities Also Named Monona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Monona - it's located in Iowa.

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

Communities near Monona ...

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

  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Prairie
    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Monona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitchburg
    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Monona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitchburg
  • Middleton [Dane County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Middleton
    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Monona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Waunakee [Dane County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
    • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Monona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waunakee
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verona [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Monona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Stoughton [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoughton
      • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Monona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
    • DeForest [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeForest
      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Monona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeForest
    • Oregon [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Monona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,571 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Windsor [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Monona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Cottage Grove [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottage Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Grove
      • Cottage Grove [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Monona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Grove

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monona: www.monona.wi.us/

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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 Dane, 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 Monona.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Monona) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0544, Longitude: -89.3332       In this case, the coordinates for Monona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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