Argyle (Town, Wisconsin)

Lafayette County


The Town of Argyle is one of the 18 Towns in Lafayette County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Argyle 436 inhabitants.

Town has a fundamentally different meaning than in other English-speaking area in Wisconsin. Rather, it corresponds to the usual in the other U.S. states townships that make up the next smallest administrative unit of the County.


The Town of Argyle is located in southwest Wisconsin, about 90 km east of the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Iowa. The border with Illinois is located approximately 30 km south. In a north-south direction flows through the Town of Argyle from the Pecatonica River, a tributary of the opening into the Mississippi Rock River.

In the southeast of the Town of Argyle is an independent municipality Argyle, which is completely surrounded by the Town without belonging to it.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of Argyle are 45 ° 47'46 " north latitude and 88 ° 51'37 " west longitude. It extends over an area of 92.4 km ².

The Town of Argyle is located in the northeast of Lafayette County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns:


Through the Town of Argyle runs in a north -south direction of the Wisconsin State Highway 78 and extending from west to east Wisconsin State Highway 81 also run even the County Highways A, C, G, M and N by the Town. All other roads are minor roads or partly unpaved roadways.

The nearest airports are the Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa (about 95 km west-southwest ) and the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital city ( about 85 km north-east ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Argyle 436 people in 180 households. The population density was 4.7 people per square kilometer. In the 180 households lived statistically 2.42 per person.

Ethnically, the population consisted with three exceptions only from whites. Regardless of ethnicity, 0.2 percent were ( a person ) of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

19.5 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 59.2 percent were between 18 and 64 and 21.3 percent were 65 years or older. 47.2 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 55,688. The per capita income was $ 28,142. 2.5 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Argyle

In the area of ​​Town of Argyle are next to stray no further colonization settlements.