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Welcome to Waupun ...

The city of Waupun is primarily located in Dodge County<1>. A portion of Waupun extends into Fond du Lac County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waupun has a population of 11,199 people<3> (see below for details).

Waupun is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Waupun: (920) & (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waupun had an population of 11,199 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waupun had a population of 11,340 people (or 12.78% of the total population of Dodge County). This makes Waupun the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Waupun represents 0.2% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,340 people, the population of Waupun increased 5.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,718 people).

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

Communities near Waupun ...

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

  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Waupun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Waupun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
  • Ripon [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripon
    • Ripon [Fond du Lac County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Waupun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,841 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripon
  • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Fond du Lac
    • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Waupun
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,081 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fond du Lac
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayville [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
      • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Waupun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,890 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
      • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Waupun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
      • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Waupun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
    • Horicon [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horicon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horicon
      • Horicon [Dodge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Waupun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,645 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horicon
    • Fox Lake [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Lake
      • Fox Lake [Dodge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Waupun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Lake
    • Juneau [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juneau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juneau
      • Juneau [Dodge County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Waupun
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,668 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juneau

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 Waupun. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waupun.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waupun. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Waupun.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Dodge County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.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 Dodge, 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 Waupun.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waupun - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waupun) 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 Waupun. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waupun

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waupun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6369, Longitude: -88.7359       In this case, the coordinates for Waupun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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