Jefferson, Wisconsin

Jefferson: City in and county seat of Jefferson County, Wisconsin


Jefferson is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,143 and a population density of 73 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,225 inhabitants.

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Location of Jefferson on Wisconsin map.

Quick Facts about Jefferson

Population : 1,225 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 53549
Phone Area Codes : 920
Area : 15.63 km2
Altitude : 801 feet / 244 meters
Capital city : Jefferson is capital of Jefferson County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:19:22 (24th September 2023)
Density : 78 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.69% (2010-2020)
Weather : 59℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Jefferson is located at 43°0'20"N 88°48'26"W (43.0055600, -88.8073300).

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Jefferson forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph. more


The population of Jefferson increased by 6.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,143 - census
2011 1,154 0.95% estimation process
2012 1,160 0.52% estimation process
2013 1,164 0.34% estimation process
2014 1,165 0.09% estimation process
2015 1,175 0.85% estimation process
2016 1,193 1.51% estimation process
2017 1,208 1.24% estimation process
2018 1,218 0.82% estimation process
2019 1,223 0.41% estimation process
2020 1,225 0.16% estimation process

Jefferson zip code is 53549. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 55055

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People born in Jefferson (6)

People born in Jefferson, including politician Robert Kirkland Henry, rower Alden Sanborn, Stamp scholar Barbara R. Mueller, .


  • Claire B. Bird (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 01/01/1868
  • James Alton James (American historian) he was born in 17/09/1864
  • George Grimm (American lawyer and judge of the Wisconsin Circuit Court) he was born in 11/09/1859

Schools in Jefferson

College & universities near Jefferson, WI

Code Name City ZIP
240189 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater (WI) 53190-1790
239071 Maranatha Baptist University Watertown (WI) 53094
486460 Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential Elkhorn (WI) 53121-2556
239424 Nashotah House Nashotah (WI) 53058-9793
364168 Madison Media Institute Madison (WI) 53718

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jefferson, WI

Code Name Address Type
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
SMD Madison (South), Wisconsin Hwy 51 & East Broadway Ave. BUS
CBS Columbus 359 North Ludington Street RAIL
MSN Madison, Wisconsin 800 Langdon St. BUS
BVD Beaver Dam, WI 817 Park Avenue BUS

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Jefferson County , WI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Fort Atkinson 12,372 City in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Ixonia 4,562 Town of Wisconsin
Farmington 3,848 Town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States
Johnson Creek 3,065 City in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Rome 2,784 Census-designated place in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States
Sullivan 2,299 Village in Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Lake Mills 2,135 City in Iowa, USA
Concord 2,130 Town in Wisconsin, United States
Watertown 2,039 City in Jefferson County, New York
Lake Ripley 1,779 Census designated place
Aztalan 1,493 Civil town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Palmyra 1,219 Civil town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Lake Koshkonong 1,204 Census designated place
Milford 1,135 City in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Hebron 1,132 Town of Wisconsin
Waterloo 940 Fourth-class city in Jefferson County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Jefferson distances to largest Wisconsin cities