Mineral Point, Wisconsin

city in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States

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.[3][4][5] Mineral Point was settled in 1827. The population was 2,581 at the 2020 census.[2]

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; -90.18306
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyIowa
Settled1827
Area
 • Total3.08 sq mi (7.97 km2)
 • Land3.08 sq mi (7.97 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total2,581
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code608
FIPS code55-53100
Websitewww.mineralpoint.net

References

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  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 21, 2024.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Mineral Point city, Wisconsin". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 21, 2024.
  3. "Get to the point" Archived 2014-08-30 at the Wayback Machine, Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, April, 1999.
  4. Randy Curwen, "Southwest Wisconsin: The Badger State's beginnings", Chicago Tribune, September 7, 2008.
  5. Preserve America, "Preserve America Community Close-ups: Mineral Point, Wisconsin" Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine.

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