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Welcome to Wisconsin Dells ...

The city of Wisconsin Dells is primarily located in Columbia County<1>. A portion of Wisconsin Dells extends into Sauk County and Adams County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wisconsin Dells has a population of 2,992 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wisconsin Dells is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Wisconsin Dells: 53965<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wisconsin Dells had an population of 2,992 people. This is an increase of 11.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wisconsin Dells had a population of 2,678 people. This makes Wisconsin Dells the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Wisconsin Dells represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 334th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,678 people, the population of Wisconsin Dells increased 10.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,418 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wisconsin Dells.

Communities near Wisconsin Dells ...

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

  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Wisconsin Dells
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,121 people
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  • Portage [Columbia County]
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    • Portage [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Wisconsin Dells
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,381 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Wisconsin Dells
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mauston [Juneau County]
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    • Mauston [Juneau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wisconsin Dells
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,358 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Baraboo [Sauk County]
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      • West Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Wisconsin Dells
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Baraboo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • North Freedom [Sauk County]
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      • North Freedom [Sauk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Wisconsin Dells
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 690 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oxford [Marquette County]
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      • Oxford [Marquette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Wisconsin Dells
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
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    • Lyndon Station [Juneau County]
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      • Lyndon Station [Juneau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Wisconsin Dells
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon Station have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Endeavor [Marquette County]
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      • Endeavor [Marquette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Wisconsin Dells
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Endeavor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Merrimac [Sauk County]
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      • Merrimac [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Wisconsin Dells
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrimac have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Wisconsin Dells. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wisconsin Dells.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wisconsin Dells. See our Newspapers Page for Wisconsin Dells.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Columbia County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.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 Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wisconsin Dells.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wisconsin Dells - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wisconsin Dells). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wisconsin Dells or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wisconsin Dells) 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 Wisconsin Dells. 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 Wisconsin DellsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wisconsin Dells. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6276, Longitude: -89.7692    
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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