Grant County, Wisconsin

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Grant County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Lancaster
Largest City Platteville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,183 sq mi (3,065 km²)
1,148 sq mi (2,973 km²)
35 sq mi (92 km²), 3.1%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

49,597
43/sq mi (17/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.grant.wi.gov/

Grant County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 49,597 people lived there. Its county seat is Lancaster.[1] Grant County also is in the tri-state area with Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 38,881
1910 39,007 0.3%
1920 39,044 0.1%
1930 38,469 −1.5%
1940 40,639 5.6%
1950 41,460 2.0%
1960 44,419 7.1%
1970 48,398 9.0%
1980 51,736 6.9%
1990 49,264 −4.8%
2000 49,597 0.7%
2010 51,208 3.2%
WI Counties 1900-1990

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 1,183 square miles (3,064.0 km2). Of this, 1,148 square miles (2,973.3 km2) is land and 35 square miles (90.6 km2) (3.1%) is water.

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

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Ghost towns[change | change source]

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.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 42°52′N 90°43′W / 42.86°N 90.71°W / 42.86; -90.71