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Welcome to Wautoma ...

The city of Wautoma is located in Waushara County<1> and is the County Seat for Waushara County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wautoma has a population of 2,128 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wautoma.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wautoma had an population of 2,128 people. This is a decrease of 4.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wautoma had a population of 2,218 people (or 9.05% of the total population of Waushara County). This makes Wautoma the county's most populous community.

The population of Wautoma represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 396th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,218 people, the population of Wautoma increased 11.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,998 people).

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

Communities near Wautoma ...

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

  • Berlin [Green Lake County]
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    • Berlin [Green Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Wautoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
  • Redgranite [Waushara County]
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    • Redgranite [Waushara County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Wautoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redgranite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Montello [Marquette County]
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    • Montello [Marquette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Wautoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,454 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Westfield [Marquette County]
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    • Westfield [Marquette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wautoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Princeton [Green Lake County]
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      • Princeton [Green Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Wautoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,166 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Plainfield [Waushara County]
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      • Plainfield [Waushara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wautoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 832 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wild Rose [Waushara County]
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      • Wild Rose [Waushara County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Wautoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wild Rose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coloma [Waushara County]
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      • Coloma [Waushara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Wautoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coloma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Almond [Portage County]
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      • Almond [Portage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wautoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
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    • Neshkoro [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neshkoro
      • Neshkoro [Marquette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Wautoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neshkoro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neshkoro

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wautoma. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wautoma.

Adding Wautoma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wautoma in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wautoma was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wautoma on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Waushara County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waushara County: www.1waushara.com/

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 Waushara, 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 Wautoma.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wautoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wautoma) 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 Wautoma. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WautomaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wautoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0697, Longitude: -89.2929       In this case, the coordinates for Wautoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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