Iowa County, Wisconsin

Coordinates: 43°00′N 90°08′W / 43.00°N 90.13°W / 43.00; -90.13
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Iowa County
Iowa County Courthouse in March 2013
Iowa County Courthouse in March 2013
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Iowa County
Location within the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°00′N 90°08′W / 43°N 90.13°W / 43; -90.13
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Founded1830
Named forIowa people
SeatDodgeville
Largest cityDodgeville
Area
 • Total768 sq mi (1,990 km2)
 • Land763 sq mi (1,980 km2)
 • Water5.4 sq mi (14 km2)  0.7%
Population
 • Total23,709
 • Density31.1/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.iowacounty.org

Iowa County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2020, 23,709 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Dodgeville.[2] It is also the largest city in the county.

Iowa County is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18403,978
18509,525139.4%
186018,96799.1%
187024,54429.4%
188023,628−3.7%
189022,117−6.4%
190023,1144.5%
191022,497−2.7%
192021,504−4.4%
193020,039−6.8%
194020,5952.8%
195019,610−4.8%
196019,6310.1%
197019,306−1.7%
198019,8022.6%
199020,1501.8%
200022,78013.1%
201023,6874.0%
202023,7090.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
1790–1960[4] 1900–1990[5]
1990–2000[6] 2010–2020[1]

The county has a total area of 768 square miles (1,989.1 km2). Of this, 763 square miles (1,976.2 km2) is land and 5 square miles (12.9 km2) (0.70%) is water.

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

Iowa County Department of Transportation building in Dodgeville

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Ghost towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "QuickFacts: Iowa County, Wisconsin". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  4. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  5. Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  6. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2022-10-09. Retrieved August 5, 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

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