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Welcome to Watertown ...

The Town of Watertown is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Watertown has a population of 2,035 people<1> (see below for details).

Watertown is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Watertown 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 Watertown had a population of 1,975 people. This makes Watertown the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Watertown represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 450th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,975 people, the population of Watertown increased 5.28% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,876 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Watertown had an population of 2,035 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Watertown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Columbus   [Map]   5,031   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Delafield   [Map]   7,526   E   18 miles [29 km]
Fort Atkinson   [Map]   12,482   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hartland   [Map]   9,279   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   8,015   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lake Mills   [Map]   5,898   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Watertown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Watertown - they are located in Connecticut and New York.

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

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 Watertown. 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 Watertown. 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 Watertown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watertown ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Watertown. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Watertown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Watertown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Watertown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Watertown) 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 Watertown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Watertown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watertown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1483, Longitude: -88.7326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Watertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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