Sparta, Wisconsin

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Sparta, Wisconsin
SpartaBigBike.jpg
Nickname(s): 
Bicycling Capital of America
Location of Sparta in Monroe County, Wisconsin.
Location of Sparta in Monroe County, Wisconsin.
Sparta, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Sparta, Wisconsin
Sparta, Wisconsin
Location of Sparta, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°56′35″N 90°48′42″W / 43.94306°N 90.81167°W / 43.94306; -90.81167Coordinates: 43°56′35″N 90°48′42″W / 43.94306°N 90.81167°W / 43.94306; -90.81167
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyMonroe
Government
 • MayorRon Button
Area
 • Total6.60 sq mi (17.09 km2)
 • Land6.54 sq mi (16.94 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Population
 • Total9,522
 • Estimate 
(2016)
9,695
 • Density1,456.0/sq mi (562.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code55-75325
Websitewww.spartawisconsin.org

Sparta is a city in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.[3] It is on the La Crosse River. Sparta is the seat of Monroe County. As of July 2011, 9,602 people lived there.

Geography[change | change source]

The city has a total area of 6.60 square miles (17.09 km2). Of this, 6.54 square miles (16.94 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

Sparta's location gives the area a temperate, continental climate. The warmest month of the year is July. In July, the average high temperature is 85°F (29°C). The average low temperature is 63°F (18°C). January is the coldest month. In January, the high temperatures averages 26°F (-4°C) and the low temperatures is about 6°F (-14°C)

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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