Grant County, Wisconsin

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Grant County, Wisconsin
GrantCountyWisconsinCourtHouse.jpg
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Grant County
Location in the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1837
Seat Lancaster
Largest city Platteville
Area
 • Total 1,183 sq mi (3,064 km2)
 • Land 1,147 sq mi (2,971 km2)
 • Water 36 sq mi (93 km2), 3.1%
Population
 • (2010) 51,208
 • Density 45/sq mi (17/km2)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website www.co.grant.wi.gov

Grant County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 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.
190038,881
191039,0070.3%
192039,0440.1%
193038,469−1.5%
194040,6395.6%
195041,4602.0%
196044,4197.1%
197048,3989.0%
198051,7366.9%
199049,264−4.8%
200049,5970.7%
201051,2083.2%
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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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