Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin
Portage: Fourth-class city in Columbia County, Wisconsin
Portage is a city located in the county of Columbia in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,324 and a population density of 412 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,381 inhabitants.
The city was created 169 years ago in 1853.
Quick Facts about Portage
|Population :||10,381 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Wisconsin (United States)|
|County :||Columbia County|
|Different from :||Portage County|
|Postal code :||53901|
|Area :||25.04 km2|
|Altitude :||794 feet / 242 meters|
|Capital city :||Portage is capital of Columbia County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1854 (169 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||23:25:54 (22nd March 2023)|
|Density :||415 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||0.55% (2010-2020)|
Portage is located at 43°32'21"N 89°27'45"W (43.5391500, -89.4626200).
- Official Website
Official website of Portage
The population of Portage increased by 0.55% in 10 years.
People born in Portage (26)
People born in Portage, including author and playwright Zona Gale, historian Frederick Jackson Turner, politician Russell W. Peterson, .
- Maureen Clark (American curler) she was born in 20/12/1982
- John Edward Kelley (American politician (1853-1941)) he was born in 27/03/1853
- Lori Mountford (American curler) she was born in 31/07/1959
- James J. Lindsay (United States general) he was born in 10/10/1932
- Arthur Hale Curtis (American football player and coach) he was born in 20/05/1881
- Ben Brancel (American politician) he was born in 31/07/1950
- Earl Abell (American football player and coach, basketball coach (1892-1956)) he was born in 29/05/1892
- George Davies (American baseball player) he was born in 22/02/1868
- Guy W. S. Castle (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 08/02/1879
- Margery Latimer (American writer) she was born in 06/02/1899
- Mike Thompson (American football player) he was born in 22/12/1971
- Nene Humphrey (American artist) she was born in 18/03/1947
- Philip Hayes (United States general) he was born in 16/06/1887
- Russ Rebholz (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 01/01/1909
- Ryan Brunt (American curler) he was born in 18/11/1985
- Walt Ambrose (American football player (1905-1968)) he was born in 07/08/1905
- Merton Clivette (artist) he was born in 11/06/1868
- Wellington Porter McFail he was born in 30/01/1892
Schools in Portage
College & universities near Portage, WI
|475413||Panache Academy of Beauty||Baraboo (WI)||53913-2596|
Amtrak & bus stations near Portage, WI
|POG||Portage||400 West Oneida Street||RAIL|
|WDL||Wisconsin Dells||Superior and La Crosse Sts.||RAIL|
|WSF||Westfield, WI||244 North Pioneer Park Road||BUS|
|CBS||Columbus||359 North Ludington Street||RAIL|
|MSN||Madison, Wisconsin||800 Langdon St.||BUS|
Post offices near Portage
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Portag Post Office||Portage (WI)||53901|
Other places with the same name (6)
- Portage , Indiana city in Porter County, Indiana, United States with a population of 90,543 people.
- Portage , Pennsylvania home rule municipality in Cambria County, Pennsylvania with a population of 2,351 people.
- Portage , Michigan city in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 971 people.
- Portage , Ohio village in Wood County, Ohio with a population of 490 people.
- Portage , Utah town in Box Elder County, Utah, United States with a population of 274 people.
Other cities in Columbia County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County , WI. (more)
|Lake Wisconsin||4,189||Census designated place in Columbia and Sauk counties in Wisconsin, United States|
|Lodi||3,322||City in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Poynette||2,508||Village in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Dekorra||2,347||Human settlement in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States of America|
|Pardeeville||2,053||Village in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Fall River||1,757||Village in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Wyocena||1,688||Town in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Lewiston||1,244||Town in Wisconsin, USA|
|Marcellon||1,115||Civil town in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Rio||1,047||Village in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Lowville||1,030||Civil town in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Arlington||822||Village in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States|
|Leeds||781||Town in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States|
|Cambria||748||Village in Columbia County, Wisconsin|
|Otsego||707||Town in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States|
|Columbus||652||City in Columbia and Dodge counties in Wisconsin, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Portage distances to largest Wisconsin cities