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Welcome to Sauk City ...

The village of Sauk City is located in Sauk County.

The location of Sauk City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sauk City has a population of 3,468 people<2> (see below for details).

Sauk City is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sauk City: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sauk City had a population of 3,410 people (or 5.5% of the total population of Sauk County). This makes Sauk City the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Sauk City represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 259th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,410 people, the population of Sauk City increased 9.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,109 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sauk City had an population of 3,468 people. This is an increase of 1.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.55% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sauk City.

Communities near Sauk City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Baraboo   [Map]   12,164   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cross Plains   [Map]   4,241   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
DeForest   [Map]   10,340   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lodi   [Map]   3,301   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Middleton   [Map]   6,236   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Middleton   [Map]   19,660   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sauk City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sauk City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sauk City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sauk City. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sauk City:

Websites for Sauk City ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Sauk County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sauk City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sauk City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Sauk City) 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 Sauk City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sauk City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sauk City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2722, Longitude: -89.7287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sauk City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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