Oregon (Town, Wisconsin)
Location in Wisconsin
|State :||United States|
|County :||Dane County|
|Time zone :||Central ( UTC − 6 / −5 )|
- 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|
|GNIS ID :||1583868|
|Mayor :||Darryl J. Weber (Chairperson)|
Location of the Town of Oregon in Dane County
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||Town of Rutland|
Town of Exeter
( Green County )
Town of Brooklyn
|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.
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.
Towns in the Town of Oregon
Apart from scattered settlements, there are no other settlements in the Town of Oregon.
- American Fact Finder. Retrieved November 25, 2013
- Map from Google Maps on Histopolis.com.Retrieved November 25, 2013