Iowa County (Wisconsin)

The Iowa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the County had 23 687 inhabitants and a population density of 12 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Dodgeville, which was named after Henry Dodge, a general and early governor of the Wisconsin Territory.

The Iowa County is part of the metropolitan area of ​​Madison.


The County is located in southwest Wisconsin, on the south bank of the Wisconsin River, a left tributary of the Mississippi. It is in the south about 50 miles from Illinois, the west about 70 miles from Iowa and has an area of ​​1989 square kilometers, of which 14 square kilometers are water surface. At the Iowa County borders the following Nachbarcountys:


The Iowa County was formed on October 9, 1829 from parts of Crawford County. It was named after the indigenous people of Iowa.


According to the census in 2010 lived in Iowa County 23 687 people in 9695 households. The population density was 12 people per square kilometer. In the 9695 households lived statistically 2.41 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.9 percent white, 0.5 percent African American, 0.2 percent Native American, 0.6 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 0.9 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.6 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

23.7 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.7 percent were between 18 and 64 and 15.6 percent were 65 years or older. 49.9 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 55,625. The per capita income was $ 26,025. 8.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places in Iowa County


  • Dodgeville
  • Mineral Point


  • Arena
  • Avoca
  • Barneveld
  • Blanchardville1
  • Cobb
  • Highland
  • Hollandale
  • Linden
  • Livingston2
  • Montfort2
  • Muscoda2
  • Rewey
  • Ridgeway

Census-designated place (CDP )

  • Edmund

Other Unincorporated communities

  • Clyde
  • Coon rock
  • Helena
  • Hyde
  • Jonesdale
  • Mifflin
  • Moscow
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • Waldwick
  • Wyoming

1 - partially in Lafayette County 2 - partially in Grant County


The Iowa County is divided in addition to the two citys and 13 in 14 Villages Towns: