Lafayette County, Wisconsin

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Lafayette County, Wisconsin
LafayetteCC.jpg
Lafayette County Courthouse in 1982
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Lafayette County
Location in the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded1846
Named forMarquis de Lafayette
SeatDarlington
Largest cityDarlington
Area
 • Total635 sq mi (1,645 km2)
 • Land634 sq mi (1,642 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (3 km2), 0.2%
Population
 • (2010)16,836
 • Density27/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.co.lafayette.wi.gov

Lafayette County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 16,137 people lived there. Its county seat is Darlington.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190020,959
191020,075−4.2%
192020,002−0.4%
193018,649−6.8%
194018,6950.2%
195018,137−3.0%
196018,1420.0%
197017,456−3.8%
198017,412−0.3%
199016,076−7.7%
200016,1370.4%
201016,8364.3%
WI Counties 1900-1990

The county has a total area of 635 square miles (1,644.6 km2). Of this, 634 square miles (1,642.1 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.16%) is water.


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

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 42°40′N 90°08′W / 42.66°N 90.14°W / 42.66; -90.14