Darlington (Town, Wisconsin)

Lafayette County


The Town of Darlington is one of the 18 Towns in Lafayette County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Darlington 875 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 Darlington is located in southwest Wisconsin, approximately 60 km east of the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Iowa. The border with Illinois is located approximately 20 km south. The Town is the Pecatonica River durchflossem, a tributary of the opening into the Mississippi Rock River.

In the northern center of the Town of Darlington Darlington town that is completely surrounded by the Town without belonging to these lies.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of Darlington are 42 ° 39'45 " north latitude and 90 ° 07'12 " west longitude. It extends over an area of ​​119.8 km ².

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


Through the Town of Darlington addition 23 runs in a north -south direction of the Wisconsin State Highway run nor the County Highway E, F and K by the Town. All other roads are minor roads or partly unpaved roadways.

The nearest airports are the Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa ( about 70 km south-west ) and the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital city ( some 100 km north-east ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Darlington 875 people in 329 households. The population density was 7.3 people per square kilometer. In the 329 households lived statistically 2.66 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.1 percent white, 0.5 percent African American, 0.5 percent Native American, 0.2 percent Asian and 1.3 percent from other ethnic groups; 0.5 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity, 2.1 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

26.1 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 59.7 percent were between 18 and 64 and 14.2 percent were 65 years or older. 48.8 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 57,917. The per capita income was $ 25,918. 7.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Darlington

In the area of ​​the Town of Darlington are next litter colonization following unincorporated settlements:

  • Avon
  • Red Rock