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(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Waterloo ...

The Town of Waterloo is located in Jefferson County.

When the people of Waterloo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Waterlooan<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Waterloo has a population of 933 people<2> (see below for details).

Waterloo is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Waterloo had a population of 909 people. This makes Waterloo the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Waterloo represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 964th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 909 people, the population of Waterloo increased 9.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 832 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Waterloo had an population of 933 people. This is an increase of 2.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waterloo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Waterloo and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Columbus   [Map]   5,031   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cottage Grove   [Map]   6,939   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Atkinson   [Map]   12,482   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ixonia   [Map]   4,519   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   8,015   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Mills   [Map]   5,898   S   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Waterloo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Waterloo: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Grant County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Waterloo - they are located in and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waterloo. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waterloo. 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 Waterloo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterloo ...

Looking for more information about Waterloo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Waterloo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Waterloo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Waterloo.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywi.gov

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Waterloo refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Waterloo may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Waterloo.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterloo - 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Waterloo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterloo) 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 Waterloo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Waterloo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1467, Longitude: -88.9423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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