Lafayette County, Wisconsin

county in Wisconsin, United States

Lafayette County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 16,137 people lived there. Its county seat is Darlington.[1]

Lafayette County
Lafayette County Courthouse in 1982
Lafayette County Courthouse in 1982
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Lafayette 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°40′N 90°08′W / 42.66°N 90.14°W / 42.66; -90.14
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Founded1846
Named forMarquis de Lafayette
SeatDarlington
Largest cityDarlington
Area
 • Total635 sq mi (1,640 km2)
 • Land634 sq mi (1,640 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (3 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total16,836
 • Density27/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.co.lafayette.wi.gov

GeographyEdit

Census Pop.
190020,959
191020,075−4.2%
192020,002−0.4%
193018,649−6.8%
194018,6950.2%
195018,137−3.0%
196018,1420.0%
197017,456−3.8%
198017,412−0.3%
199016,076−7.7%
200016,1370.4%
201016,8364.3%
WI Counties 1900-1990

The county has a total area of 635 square miles (1,644.6 km2). Of this, 634 square miles (1,642.1 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.16%) is water.


Cities, villages, and townsEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 42°40′N 90°08′W / 42.66°N 90.14°W / 42.66; -90.14