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Welcome to Montello ...

The city of Montello is located in Marquette County<1> and is the County Seat for Marquette County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Montello has a population of 1,462 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Montello is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montello had an population of 1,462 people. This is a decrease of 2.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montello had a population of 1,495 people (or 9.71% of the total population of Marquette County). This makes Montello the county's most populous community.

The population of Montello represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 582nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,495 people, the population of Montello increased 7.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,397 people).

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

Communities Also Named Montello ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Montello - they are located in Massachusetts, Nevada and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Montello ...

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

  • Portage [Columbia County]
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    • Portage [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Montello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,381 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
  • Wautoma [Waushara County]
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    • Wautoma [Waushara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Montello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,114 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wautoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wautoma
  • Pardeeville [Columbia County]
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    • Pardeeville [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Montello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,053 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pardeeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pardeeville
  • Markesan [Green Lake County]
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    • Markesan [Green Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Montello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markesan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westfield [Marquette County]
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      • Westfield [Marquette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Montello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Princeton [Green Lake County]
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      • Princeton [Green Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Montello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,166 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Green Lake [Green Lake County]
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      • Green Lake [Green Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Montello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oxford [Marquette County]
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      • Oxford [Marquette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Montello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Endeavor [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Endeavor
      • Endeavor [Marquette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Montello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Endeavor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Endeavor
    • Coloma [Waushara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coloma
      • Coloma [Waushara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Montello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coloma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coloma

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

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

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

Adding Montello to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Marquette County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marquette County: www.co.marquette.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 Marquette, 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 Montello.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montello - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Montello) 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 Montello. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MontelloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montello. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7941, Longitude: -89.3346       In this case, the coordinates for Montello have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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