Mineral Point, Wisconsin

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Mineral Point, Wisconsin
High Street, Mineral Point
High Street, Mineral Point
Location of Mineral Point, Wisconsin
Location of Mineral Point, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°51′37″N 90°10′59″W / 42.86028°N 90.18306°W / 42.86028; -90.18306Coordinates: 42°51′37″N 90°10′59″W / 42.86028°N 90.18306°W / 42.86028; -90.18306
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyIowa
Settled1827
Government
 • MayorJason Basting
Area
 • Total2.91 sq mi (7.54 km2)
 • Land2.91 sq mi (7.54 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,487
 • Estimate 
(2012[1])
2,492
 • Density854.6/sq mi (330.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
Websitewww.mineralpoint.com

Mineral Point is a city in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The city is located within the Town of Mineral Point. Mineral Point is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. This is Wisconsin's third oldest city.[2][3][4] Mineral Point was settled in 1827. The population was 2,487 at the 2010 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
  2. "Get to the point", Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, April, 1999.
  3. Randy Curwen, "Southwest Wisconsin: The Badger State's beginnings", Chicago Tribune, September 7, 2008.
  4. Preserve America, "Preserve America Community Close-ups: Mineral Point, Wisconsin".

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