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Welcome to Roxbury ...

The Town of Roxbury is located in Dane County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Roxbury has a population of 1,917 people<3> (see below for details).

Roxbury is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Roxbury: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roxbury had an population of 1,917 people. This is an increase of 6.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Roxbury had a population of 1,794 people. This makes Roxbury the county's 36th most populous community.

The population of Roxbury represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 489th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,794 people, the population of Roxbury increased 5.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,700 people).

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

Communities Also Named Roxbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Roxbury - they are located in Connecticut, New York and Vermont.

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

Communities near Roxbury ...

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

  • Madison [Dane County]
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    • Madison [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Roxbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259,680 people
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  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Roxbury
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Roxbury
    • 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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  • Verona [Dane County]
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    • Verona [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Roxbury
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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      • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Roxbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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    • DeForest [Dane County]
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      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Roxbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
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    • Windsor [Dane County]
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      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Roxbury
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    • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
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      • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Roxbury
      • 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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    • Madison [Dane County]
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      • Madison [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Roxbury
      • 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.
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    • Windsor [Dane County]
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      • Windsor [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Roxbury
      • 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.
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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 Roxbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roxbury.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Roxbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxbury - 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- Roxbury) 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 Roxbury. 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 Roxbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2467, Longitude: -89.6582       In this case, the coordinates for Roxbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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