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Welcome to New Glarus ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Glarus has a population of 2,144 people<2> (see below for details).

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

New Glarus is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

New Glarus lies within the (608) area code.

The ZIP code for New Glarus: 53574<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Glarus had an population of 2,144 people. This is a decrease of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Glarus had a population of 2,172 people (or 5.9% of the total population of Green County). This makes New Glarus the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Glarus represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 404th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,172 people, the population of New Glarus increased 2.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,111 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,866 people
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  • Verona [Dane County]
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    • Verona [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of New Glarus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,539 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,731 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
  • Monroe [Green County]
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    • Monroe [Green County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of New Glarus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
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      • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of New Glarus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,563 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Evansville [Rock County]
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      • Evansville [Rock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of New Glarus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evansville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brodhead [Green County]
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      • Brodhead [Green County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of New Glarus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodhead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belleville [Dane County]
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      • Belleville [Dane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of New Glarus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belleville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brooklyn [Dane County]
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      • Brooklyn [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of New Glarus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,484 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Barneveld [Iowa County]
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      • Barneveld [Iowa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of New Glarus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barneveld have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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.

Adding New Glarus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Glarus 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 New Glarus was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found New Glarus in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for New Glarus

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Green County

About Wisconsin

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Glarus.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Glarus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as New Glarus). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Glarus or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New GlarusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Glarus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8145, Longitude: -89.6351    
<6>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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