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Welcome to Mount Horeb ...

The village of Mount Horeb is located in Dane County<1>.

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 7,534 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

Mount Horeb is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Websites for Mount Horeb ...

Official Website: www.mounthorebwi.info/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Horeb had an population of 7,534 people. This is an increase of 7.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.57% 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.

Adding Mount Horeb to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Mount Horeb elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

  • Madison [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Mount Horeb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
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    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Mount Horeb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitchburg
  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Waunakee [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
    • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Waunakee
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verona [Dane County]
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      • Verona [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,233 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Oregon [Dane County]
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      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,571 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Madison [Dane County]
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      • Madison [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Middleton [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleton
      • Middleton [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,246 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Middleton
    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie du Sac village
      • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,431 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Sac village
    • Cross Plains [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Plains
      • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Plains

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

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/

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 Mount Horeb.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Horeb - 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 from Point A (ie- Mount Horeb) 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 Mount Horeb. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Horeb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Horeb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0092, Longitude: -89.7337       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Horeb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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