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Stoughton, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Stoughton ...

The city of Stoughton is located in Dane County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Stoughton has a population of 13,060 people<2> (see below for details).

Stoughton is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Stoughton: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stoughton had a population of 12,611 people. This makes Stoughton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Stoughton represents 0.22% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,611 people, the population of Stoughton increased 2.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,354 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Stoughton had an population of 13,060 people. This is an increase of 3.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Stoughton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Stoughton - they are located in Kansas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Saskatchewan.

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

Websites for Stoughton ...

Official Website:

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 Stoughton. 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 Stoughton. 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 Stoughton. Our list includes 20 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stoughton ...

Looking for more information about Stoughton? 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.

Looking for more information about Stoughton? 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 Stoughton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Stoughton.

Communities near Stoughton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Madison   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stoughton

Janesville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Stoughton

Located in Rock County

Sun Prairie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the North (N) of Stoughton

Fitchburg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stoughton

Middleton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stoughton

Verona   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Stoughton

Fort Atkinson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the East (E) of Stoughton

Located in Jefferson County

Oregon   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Stoughton

McFarland   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stoughton

Monona   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Stoughton

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stoughton:

The official website for Dane 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stoughton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stoughton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stoughton) 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 Stoughton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stoughton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoughton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9211, Longitude: -89.2229     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stoughton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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