Juneau County, Wisconsin

The Juneau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the County had 26,664 inhabitants and a population density of 13.4 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Mauston, which was named after M. M. Maughs, the first mill owners here.


The County is located just south of the geographic center of Wisconsin. It has an area of ​​2083 square kilometers, of which 95 square kilometers are water surface.

It is bounded on the east by Wisconsin River, a left tributary of the Mississippi. Through the center of the county of Lemonweir River flows to its confluence with the Wisconsin River.

At the Juneau County borders the following Nachbarcountys:


The Juneau County was formed on October 13, 1856 from parts of Adams County. It was named after Solomon Juneau, an early merchant in the area and later the first mayor of Milwaukee.


According to the census in 2010 lived in Juneau County 26,664 people in 10,787 households. The population density was 13.4 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 10,787 households lived statistically 2.39 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 94.6 percent white, 2.2 percent African American, 1.6 percent Native American, 0.5 percent Asian, 0.1 percent Polynesians as well as other ethnic groups; 1.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 2.8 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

20.8 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 61.0 percent were between 18 and 64 and 18.2 percent were 65 years or older. 47.3 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 45,461. The per capita income was $ 23,527. 13.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places in Juneau County


  • Elroy
  • Mauston
  • New Lisbon
  • Wisconsin Dells1


  • Camp Douglas
  • Hustler
  • Lyndon Station
  • Necedah
  • Union Center
  • Wonewoc

Unincorporated communities

  • Cloverdale
  • Cutler
  • Finley
  • Indian Heights
  • Kelly
  • Lemonweir
  • Lindina
  • Lone Rock
  • Mather
  • Meadow Valley
  • New Miner
  • Orange Mill
  • Sprague

1 - partly in Adams, Columbia and Sauk County


The Juneau County is divided into 19 Towns in addition to the City's four and six Villages: