Grant County , Wisconsin

Grant County: County in Wisconsin, United States

Grant County locator map
Location of Grant County on Wisconsin map.

About

Grant County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,208 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lancaster. The county was created 185 years ago in 1835.

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Geography

Grant County is located at 42°52'3"N 90°42'22"W (42.8674900, -90.7062200). It has 7 neighbors: Clayton County, Dubuque County, Jo Daviess County, Crawford County, Iowa County, Lafayette County and Richland County.

Grant County map

The largest city of Grant County is Lancaster with a population of 3,700. Other cities include, Platteville population 1,470, Preston population 980, Fennimore population 601 and Mount Ida population 570. See all Grant County cities & populated places.

Weather

Grant County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Grant County Quick Facts

Population : 51,021 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Area : 3065 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.1%
Land as percent of area : 96.9%
Named for : Grant
Capital : Lancaster
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:39:42 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.37% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Grant County has 7 neighbours.

  • Lancaster

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Grant County decreased by 0.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,208 - census
2011 51,178 -0.06% estimation process
2012 50,871 -0.6% estimation process
2013 50,994 0.24% estimation process
2014 51,684 1.34% estimation process
2015 52,071 0.74% estimation process
2016 51,985 -0.17% estimation process
2017 51,728 -0.5% estimation process
2018 51,444 -0.55% estimation process
2019 51,439 -0.01% estimation process
2020 51,021 -0.82% estimation process

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People born in Grant County (6)

People born in Grant County, including politician William Josiah MacDonald, football player Allen Jeardeau, politician Charles E. Estabrook, you can see a list of people who born in Grant County.

  • Jefferson Coates (Union Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 24/08/1843
  • B. W. Countryman (Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives) he was born in 28/02/1867
  • Johnson Taylor (American politician) he was born in 27/11/1849

Other places with the same name (14)

Grant County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Grant County.

City Name Population Title
Lancaster 3,700 City in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States
Jamestown 2,122 Town in Wisconsin, United States
Buena Vista 1,820 Unincorporated community in the Town of Delafield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Platteville 1,470 City in Grant County, Wisconsin
Dickeyville 1,020 Village in Grant County, Wisconsin
Preston 980 Preston is a city in Grant County, Wisconsin
Potosi 887 Civil town in Grant County, Wisconsin
Arthur 791 Township in Chippewa County, Wisconsin
Beetown 763 Unincorporated community in the Town of Beetown, Grant County, Wisconsin
Fennimore 601 City in Grant County, Wisconsin
Mount Ida 570 Human settlement in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Ellenboro 538 Human settlement in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Hickory Grove 464 Human settlement in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Cassville 430 Village in Grant County, Wisconsin
Blue River 418 Human settlement in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Glen Haven 408 Human settlement in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States of America

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