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Welcome to Poynette ...

The village of Poynette is located in Columbia County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Poynette has a population of 2,510 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Poynette is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Poynette had an population of 2,510 people. This is a decrease of 0.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Poynette had a population of 2,528 people. This makes Poynette the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Poynette represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 352nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,528 people, the population of Poynette increased 11.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,266 people).

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

Adding Poynette 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 Poynette 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 Poynette 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 Poynette on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Poynette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Poynette - it's located in West Virginia.

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

Communities near Poynette ...

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

  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
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    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Poynette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Waunakee [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
    • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Poynette
    • 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
  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baraboo
    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Poynette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baraboo
  • DeForest [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeForest
    • DeForest [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Poynette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeForest
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portage [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Poynette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,399 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
    • Windsor [Dane County]
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      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Poynette
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Windsor [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Poynette
      • Estimated population in 2015: 6,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Columbus [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Poynette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie du Sac village
      • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Poynette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,431 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Sac village
    • Westport [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westport
      • Westport [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Poynette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westport

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.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 Columbia, 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 Poynette.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poynette - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poynette) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Poynette. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Poynette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poynette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3908, Longitude: -89.4085       In this case, the coordinates for Poynette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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