Lafayette County , Wisconsin

Lafayette County: County in Wisconsin, United States

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

About

Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,836 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 16,665 inhabitants. Its county seat is Darlington. The county was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Geography

Lafayette County is located at 42°39'38"N 90°7'54"W (42.6605000, -90.1317200). It has 5 neighbors: Jo Daviess County, Stephenson County, Grant County, Green County and Iowa County.

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The largest city of Lafayette County is Blanchardville with a population of 621. Other cities include, New Diggings population 509, South Wayne population 473 and Shullsburg population 348. See all Lafayette County cities & populated places.

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Lafayette County map

Lafayette County Quick Facts

Population : 16,665 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Different from : Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette Parish, Lafayette County
Area : 1644 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Capital : Darlington
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:28:13 (27th July 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.03% (2010-2019)

Lafayette County has 5 neighbours.

  • Darlington

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lafayette County decreased by 1.03% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,836 - census
2011 16,863 0.16% estimation process
2012 16,800 -0.37% estimation process
2013 16,669 -0.79% estimation process
2014 16,777 0.64% estimation process
2015 16,791 0.08% estimation process
2016 16,757 -0.2% estimation process
2017 16,689 -0.41% estimation process
2018 16,672 -0.1% estimation process
2019 16,665 -0.04% estimation process

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People born in Lafayette County (4)

People born in Lafayette County, including lawyer, educator, politician Harry C. Martin, supercentenarian Gertrude Weaver, suffragist Therese A. Jenkins, you can see a list of people who born in Lafayette County.

  • Andrew Wintrone (American farmer)

Other places with the same name (4)

Lafayette County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Darlington 865 Civil town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Belmont 627 Village in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States
Blanchardville 621 City in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Avon 612 Town in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Elk Grove 567 Town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States
Gratiot 560 Village in Lafayette County, Wisconsin
New Diggings 509 Human settlement in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Benton 502 Village in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States
South Wayne 473 Human settlement in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Argyle 455 Town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.
Fayette 392 Civil town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Shullsburg 348 City in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Lamont 313 Town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States

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