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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Welcome to Mount Horeb ...
The location of Mount Horeb has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Mount Horeb: Mt. Horeb
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Horeb has a population of 7,549 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Horeb.
Mount Horeb is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mount Horeb lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Mount Horeb: (608)
Websites for Mount Horeb ...
Official Website: www.mounthorebwi.info/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Horeb had an population of 7,549 people. This is an increase of 7.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.82% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Horeb had a population of 7,009 people. This makes Mount Horeb the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Mount Horeb represents 0.12% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,009 people, the population of Mount Horeb increased 19.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,860 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Horeb.
Communities Also Named Mount Horeb ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Mount Horeb - they are located in Mississippi, New Jersey, Ontario (3) and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Horeb.
Communities near Mount Horeb ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Horeb.
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 Mount Horeb. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Horeb.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Horeb. 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 Mount Horeb.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Horeb. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Horeb.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Horeb ...
Looking for more information about Mount Horeb? 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 Mount Horeb, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Horeb.
Adding Mount Horeb to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mount Horeb 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 Mount Horeb was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mount Horeb on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Horeb on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Mount Horeb: www.mounthorebwi.info/
The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022