Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

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Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Fond du Lac Wisconsin Lighthouse.jpg
Lighthouse at Lake Winnebago, in Fond du Lac.
Location within Wisconsin
Location within Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Founded1839[1]
SeatFond du Lac
Largest cityFond du Lac
Area
 • Total766 sq mi (1,984 km2)
 • Land720 sq mi (1,865 km2)
 • Water46 sq mi (119 km2), 6.0%
Population
 • (2010)101,633
 • Density141/sq mi (54/km2)
Congressional district6th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.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.[2]

The county name is French for bottom (or foot) of the lake.[3][4]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190047,589
191051,6108.4%
192056,1198.7%
193059,8836.7%
194062,3534.1%
195067,8298.8%
196075,08510.7%
197084,56712.6%
198088,9645.2%
199090,0831.3%
200097,2968.0%
2010101,6334.5%
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. "County Facts - Fond du Lac County". www.fdlco.wi.gov. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Dictionary of Wisconsin History". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
  4. Clorissa Swingen (Spring 1988). "Fond du Lac: Links to our Past". 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