Mineral Point, Wisconsin

fourth-class city in Iowa County, Wisconsin

Mineral Point is a city in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The city is located within the Town of Mineral Point. Mineral Point is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. This is Wisconsin's third oldest city.[2][3][4] Mineral Point was settled in 1827. The population was 2,487 at the 2010 census.

Mineral Point, Wisconsin
High Street, Mineral Point
High Street, Mineral Point
Location of Mineral Point in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Location of Mineral Point in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°51′37″N 90°10′59″W / 42.86028°N 90.18306°W / 42.86028; -90.18306Coordinates: 42°51′37″N 90°10′59″W / 42.86028°N 90.18306°W / 42.86028; -90.18306
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyIowa
Settled1827
Government
 • MayorJason Basting
Area
 • Total3.08 sq mi (7.97 km2)
 • Land3.08 sq mi (7.97 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,487
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,465
 • Density801.37/sq mi (309.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-53100
Websitewww.mineralpoint.net

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. "Get to the point" Archived 2014-08-30 at the Wayback Machine, Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, April, 1999.
  3. Randy Curwen, "Southwest Wisconsin: The Badger State's beginnings", Chicago Tribune, September 7, 2008.
  4. Preserve America, "Preserve America Community Close-ups: Mineral Point, Wisconsin".

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