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Welcome to Prairie du Sac ...

The Town of Prairie du Sac is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Prairie du Sac has a population of 1,148 people<3> (see below for details).

Prairie du Sac is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Prairie du Sac is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prairie du Sac had an population of 1,148 people. This is an increase of 0.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Prairie du Sac had a population of 1,144 people. This makes Prairie du Sac the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Prairie du Sac represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 758th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,144 people, the population of Prairie du Sac has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,138 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Prairie du Sac.

Communities near Prairie du Sac ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Prairie du Sac.

  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Prairie du Sac
    • 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.
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  • Waunakee [Dane County]
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    • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Prairie du Sac
    • 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.
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  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Prairie du Sac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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  • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
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    • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Prairie du Sac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,534 people
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleton [Dane County]
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      • Middleton [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Prairie du Sac
      • 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.
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    • Cross Plains [Dane County]
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      • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Prairie du Sac
      • 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.
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    • Lodi [Columbia County]
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      • Lodi [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Prairie du Sac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lodi [Columbia County]
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      • Lodi [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Prairie du Sac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,092 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springfield [Dane County]
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      • Springfield [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Prairie du Sac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Delton [Sauk County]
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      • Delton [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Prairie du Sac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,496 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delton

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.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 Sauk, 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 Prairie du Sac.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prairie du Sac - 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- Prairie du Sac) 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 Prairie du Sac. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prairie du Sac

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prairie du Sac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2789, Longitude: -89.7879       In this case, the coordinates for Prairie du Sac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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