Fayette, Wisconsin

Lafayette County


The Town of Fayette is one of the 18 Towns in Lafayette County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Fayette 376 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 Fayette is located in southwest Wisconsin, about 70 km east of the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Iowa. The border with Illinois is located approximately 30 km south.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of Fayette are 42 ° 46'37 " north latitude and 89 ° 59'47 " west longitude. It extends over an area of 93.1 km ², spread to 91.2 km ² land and 1.9 km ² water surface.

To the east of the Town of Fayette is of Yellowstone Lake and surrounding this Yellowstone Lake State Park.

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


The County Highway D, F and G meet in the Town of Fayette. All other roads are minor roads or partly unpaved roadways.

The nearest airports are the Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa ( about 85 km south-west ) 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 Fayette 376 people in 142 households. The population density was 4.1 people per square kilometer. In the 142 households lived statistically 2.65 per person.

Ethnically, the population consisted with three exceptions only from whites.

23.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.4 percent were between 18 and 64 and 15.7 percent were 65 years or older. 47.1 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 55,208. The per capita income was $ 24,131. 10.0 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Fayette

In the area of ​​Town of Fayette lying next litter colonization following unincorporated settlements:

  • Fayette
  • Yellowstone