Juneau, Wisconsin

city in Dodge County, Wisconsin

Juneau is a city in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2010 census, 2,814 people lived there. It is the county seat of Dodge County.[6]

Juneau, Wisconsin
Downtown Juneau
Downtown Juneau
Location of Juneau, Wisconsin
Location of Juneau, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°24′23″N 88°42′12″W / 43.40639°N 88.70333°W / 43.40639; -88.70333Coordinates: 43°24′23″N 88°42′12″W / 43.40639°N 88.70333°W / 43.40639; -88.70333
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyDodge
Area
 • Total1.68 sq mi (4.35 km2)
 • Land1.68 sq mi (4.35 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation928 ft (283 m)
Population
 • Total2,814
 • Estimate 
(2011[4])
2,812
 • Density1,675.0/sq mi (646.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
FIPS code55-38675[5]
GNIS feature ID1567322[2]

HistoryEdit

Juneau is named after its founder, the Metis Paul Juneau, He was the son of Solomon Juneau, founder of Milwaukee.[7]

GeographyEdit

The city has a total area of 1.68 square miles (4.35 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Notable peopleEdit

  • Hiram Barber, Jr., U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • Addie Joss, Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher who grew up in Juneau and was born in Woodland. He holds a 1.88 earned run average (2nd all-time)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "Juneau Chamber of Commerce". Archived from the original on 2013-06-01. Retrieved 2013-03-07.

Other websitesEdit