Oregon (Town, Wisconsin)

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Oregon (Wisconsin)
Location in Wisconsin
Basic data
State : United States
State : Wisconsin
County : Dane County
Coordinates : 42 ° 54 ′  N , 89 ° 26 ′  W Coordinates: 42 ° 54 ′  N , 89 ° 26 ′  W
Time zone : Central ( UTC − 6 / −5 )
Inhabitants :
Metropolitan Area :
3,184 (as of 2010)
568,593 (as of 2010)
Population density : 38.1 inhabitants per km 2
Area : 83.6 km 2  (approx. 32 mi 2 )
Height : 289 m
Area code : +1 608
FIPS : 55-60225
GNIS ID : 1583868
Website : www.town.oregon.wi.us
Mayor : Darryl J. Weber (Chairperson)
Location of the Town of Oregon in Dane County

The Town of Oregon is one of 34 Towns in Dane County in the US -amerikanischen State Wisconsin . In 2010 the Town of Oregon had 3,184 residents.

Town has a fundamentally different meaning in Wisconsin than in the rest of the English-speaking area. Rather, it corresponds to the usual townships in the other US states , which form the next smaller administrative unit after the county .

The area of ​​the Town of Oregon is part of the metropolitan area of ​​Madison .


The Town of Oregon is located in southern Wisconsin. The intersection of the three states of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota, located on the Mississippi , is around 200 km north-northwest; to Illinois it is around 45 km south.

The geographical coordinates of the center of the Town of Oregon are 42 ° 54'02 "north latitude and 89 ° 25'45" west longitude. It extends over an area of ​​83.6 km².

The Town of Oregon is located in the south of Dane County and borders the following neighboring towns:

Town of Verona City of Fitchburg Village of Oregon
Town of Montrose Neighboring communities Town of Rutland
Town of Exeter
( Green County )
Town of Brooklyn
(Green County)
Village of Brooklyn


The County Highways A, D and CC run through the town. All other roads are subordinate country roads and some unpaved roads.

The nearest airport is Dane County Regional Airport in Wisconsin's capital Madison (around 30 km north).


According to the 2010 census , the Town of Oregon had 3,184 people in 1,160 households. The population density was 38.1 inhabitants per square kilometer. Statistically, there were 2.74 people in each of the 1160 households.

The racial the population was composed of 97.8 percent white, 0.4 percent African American, 0.2 percent Native American, 0.4 percent Asian, 0.1 percent Polynesian and 0.2 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity, 1.5 percent of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.

24.5 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 65.3 percent were between 18 and 64 and 10.2 percent were 65 years or older. 50.0 percent of the population was female.

The average annual income for a household was 101,875  USD . The per capita income was $ 40,666. 5.7 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Towns in the Town of Oregon

Apart from scattered settlements, there are no other settlements in the Town of Oregon.

Individual evidence

  1. a b American Fact Finder. Retrieved November 25, 2013
  2. Map from Google Maps on Histopolis.com.Retrieved November 25, 2013

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