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Census Data for Windsor ...

Windsor has not been included in recent Census counts, so we don't have census information specific to this community

Windsor has not been included in recent Census counts, so we don't have census information specific to this community.

While we don't have census information for Windsor, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Madison255,214   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
 Sun Prairie32,894   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Fitchburg29,485   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Middleton19,660   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Dane County ...

Windsor is located in Dane County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Dane County.

Miscellaneous Information for Windsor ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Dane County or the community of Windsor:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Windsor:

GNIS ID for Windsor: 1576858

GNIS ID for Dane County: 1581072

GNIS ID for Wisconsin: 1779806

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 55 (Wisconsin)

County Code: 025 (Dane County)

Place Code: 87725 (Windsor)

State & County Code: 55/025 (Wisconsin / Dane County)

State & Place Code: 55/87725 (Wisconsin / Windsor)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Windsor is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #3 (the East North-Central Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Windsor, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Windsor. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Windsor: 53598<3>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Windsor.

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About Dane County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.wi.us/

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Windsor. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Windsor) 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 Windsor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Windsor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windsor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2164, Longitude: -89.3433     [Map].

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<3>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Windsor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Windsor.



 
 
 

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