Platteville (town), Wisconsin

Grant County


The Town of Platteville is one of 33 Towns in Grant County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Platteville 1509 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 Platteville is located in southwest Wisconsin and completely surrounds the city of Platteville without it belongs to the Town. The eponymous Platte River flows through the town and flows about 20 km south-west to the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Iowa. The border with Illinois is located approximately 25 km south.

The geographical coordinates of the center of the Town of Platteville are 42 ° 42'13 " north latitude and 90 ° 30'55 " west longitude. It extends over an area of 83.2 km ².

The Town of Platteville is located in the east of Grant County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns:


U.S. Highway 151 runs in the northeast-southwest direction through the Town of Platteville and also serves as a southern bypass of the city of Platteville. In addition, still meet the Wisconsin State Highways 80 and 81 and the County Highways B and D in the city Platteville together. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and within local roads.

With the Platteville Municipal Airport is located in the southeast of the Town of Platteville, a small airfield. The nearest major airport is Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital (120 km east-northeast ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Platteville 1509 people in 562 households. The population density was 18.1 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 562 households lived statistically 2.67 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.5 percent white, 0.3 percent African American, 0.1 percent Native American, 1.4 percent Asian and 0.2 percent from other ethnic groups; 0.6 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 0.7 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

25.0 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.7 percent were between 18 and 64 and 14.3 percent were 65 years or older. 49.0 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 67,250. The per capita income was $ 29,441. 8.0 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Platteville

In the area of ​​Town of Platteville are located next to stray no further colonization settlements.