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Welcome to Waterloo ...

The city 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 2016, Waterloo has a population of 3,333 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, Waterloo had a population of 3,333 people. This makes Waterloo the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Waterloo represents 0.06% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 265th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,333 people, the population of Waterloo increased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,259 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Waterloo had an population of 3,333 people (or an increase of 2.27% 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 are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Cottage Grove   [Map]   6,996   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
DeForest   [Map]   9,690   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fort Atkinson   [Map]   12,541   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   8,024   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
McFarland   [Map]   8,320   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monona   [Map]   8,179   SW   19 miles [30.6 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 58 communities that are also named Waterloo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (3), Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (5), Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

Websites for Waterloo ...

Official Website: www.waterloowis.com/

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 Tourism Map for Waterloo.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Waterloo. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

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About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waterloo: www.waterloowis.com/

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 city'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 begins in 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waterloo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waterloo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1831, Longitude: -88.9898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Waterloo.