Grant County, Wisconsin

county in Wisconsin, United States

Grant County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2000, 49,597 people lived there. Its county seat is Lancaster.[1] Grant County also is in the tri-state area with Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin

Grant County
Grant County Courthouse, Armand D. Koch, architect, 1902
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Grant County
Location within the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°52′N 90°43′W / 42.86°N 90.71°W / 42.86; -90.71
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Founded1837
SeatLancaster
Largest cityPlatteville
Area
 • Total1,183 sq mi (3,060 km2)
 • Land1,147 sq mi (2,970 km2)
 • Water36 sq mi (90 km2)  3.1%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total51,208
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.co.grant.wi.gov
Historical population
Census Pop.
190038,881
191039,0070.3%
192039,0440.1%
193038,469−1.5%
194040,6395.6%
195041,4602.0%
196044,4197.1%
197048,3989.0%
198051,7366.9%
199049,264−4.8%
200049,5970.7%
201051,2083.2%
WI Counties 1900-1990

GeographyEdit

The county has a total area of 1,183 square miles (3,064.0 km2). Of this, 1,148 square miles (2,973.3 km2) is land and 35 square miles (90.6 km2) (3.1%) is water.

Cities, villages, and townsEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Ghost townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 42°52′N 90°43′W / 42.86°N 90.71°W / 42.86; -90.71