New Glarus (town), Wisconsin

Green County


The Town of New Glarus is one of 16 Towns in Green County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of New Glarus 1335 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 New Glarus is located in southern Wisconsin, about 35 north of the border to Illinois. Located on the Mississippi intersection of the three states of Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois is located approximately 110 km west-southwest.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of New Glarus are 42 ° 48'30 " north latitude and 89 ° 39'39 " west longitude. It extends over an area of 89.9 km ². The Town of New Glarus completely surrounds the independent municipality New Glarus without them belonging to the Town.

The Town of New Glarus is located in the north of Green County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns and independent municipalities:


The Wisconsin State Highways 39 and 69 pass through the Town of New Glarus. In addition, still lead the County Highway D, H and N by the Town. All other roads are minor roads and partly unpaved roadways.

Through the east of the Town runs along the route of a former railway line with the Sugar River State Trail, a rail trail for walkers and cyclists. In the winter the trail can be traveled with snowmobiles.

The nearest airport is Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital city ( about 55 km north-east ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of New Glarus 1335 people in 478 households. The population density was 14.8 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 478 households lived statistically 2.79 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.7 percent white, 0.2 percent African American, 0.1 percent Native American, 0.7 percent Asian and 0.3 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.0 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

29.1 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 61.1 percent were between 18 and 64 and 9.8 percent were 65 years or older. 47.6 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 94,265. The per capita income was $ 37,218. 2.2 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of New Glarus

In addition to scattered settlements there is no other settlement in the Town of New Glarus.