Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

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Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Fond du Lac County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded December 7, 1836
Seat Fond du Lac
Largest City Fond du Lac
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

766 sq mi (1,983 km²)
648 sq mi (1,872 km²)
43 sq mi (111 km²), 5.60%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

97,296
135/sq mi (52/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.fdlco.wi.gov

Fond du Lac County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 97,296 people lived there. Its county seat is Fond du Lac.[1]

The county name is French for bottom (or foot) of the lake.[2][3]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 47,589
1910 51,610 8.4%
1920 56,119 8.7%
1930 59,883 6.7%
1940 62,353 4.1%
1950 67,829 8.8%
1960 75,085 10.7%
1970 84,567 12.6%
1980 88,964 5.2%
1990 90,083 1.3%
2000 97,296 8.0%
2010 101,633 4.5%
WI Counties 1900–1990

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 766 square miles (1,983.9 km2). Of this, 723 square miles (1,872.6 km2) is land and 43 square miles (111.4 km2) (5.60%) is water.

Cities, villages, and towns[change | change source]

Farming in western Fond du Lac County

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Grandstands for the Fond du Lac County Fair

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Dictionary of Wisconsin History". Wisconsin Historical Society. http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=161&search_term=fond+du+lac. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
  3. Clorissa Swingen (Spring 1988). "Fond du Lac: Links to our Past". http://www.uwgb.edu/wisfrench/study/research/fondlac.htm. Retrieved 2007-03-20.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 43°46′N 88°29′W / 43.76°N 88.49°W / 43.76; -88.49