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Welcome to New Glarus ...

The Town of New Glarus is located in Green County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of New Glarus has a population of 1,385 people<3> (see below for details).

New Glarus is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for New Glarus: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Glarus had an population of 1,385 people. This is an increase of 3.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of New Glarus had a population of 1,335 people. This makes New Glarus the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of New Glarus represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 663rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,335 people, the population of New Glarus increased 41.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 943 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Glarus.

Communities near New Glarus ...

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

  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
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    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitchburg
  • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,233 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
  • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,571 people
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  • Monroe [Green County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Green County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of New Glarus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,565 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Horeb
      • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of New Glarus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,534 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Horeb
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of New Glarus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,246 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
    • Evansville [Rock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evansville
      • Evansville [Rock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of New Glarus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evansville
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Brodhead [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodhead
      • Brodhead [Green County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Glarus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodhead
    • Belleville [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belleville
      • Belleville [Dane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,463 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Glarus. See our Newspapers Page for New Glarus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Glarus ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Green County: www.co.green.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 Green, 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 New Glarus.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Glarus - 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- New Glarus) 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 New Glarus. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Glarus

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Glarus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8083, Longitude: -89.6610       In this case, the coordinates for New Glarus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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