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Welcome to Sumpter ...

The Town of Sumpter is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Sumpter has a population of 1,264 people<3> (see below for details).

Sumpter is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sumpter lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sumpter had an population of 1,264 people. This is an increase of 6.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sumpter had a population of 1,191 people. This makes Sumpter the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Sumpter represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 735th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,191 people, the population of Sumpter increased 16.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,021 people).

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

Communities near Sumpter ...

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

  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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  • Portage [Columbia County]
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    • Portage [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Sumpter
    • 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
  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
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    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Sac village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cross Plains [Dane County]
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      • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sumpter
      • 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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    • Sauk City [Sauk County]
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      • Sauk City [Sauk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Sumpter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sauk City 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Sumpter
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Sumpter
      • 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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    • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County]
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      • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Sumpter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,992 people
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    • Lake Delton [Sauk County]
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      • Lake Delton [Sauk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Sumpter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,987 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Delton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake 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 Sumpter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sumpter.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Sauk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sumpter. 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 Sumpter.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sumpter - 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- Sumpter) 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 Sumpter. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sumpter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumpter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3694, Longitude: -89.7723       In this case, the coordinates for Sumpter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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