Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Grant County

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The Town of Wyalusing is one of 33 Towns in Grant County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010 Wyalusing had 346 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.

Geography

The Town of Wyalusing is located in southwest Wisconsin, at the mouth of the Wisconsin River in the Mississippi River. The Wisconsin River forms the northern boundary of Grant County, during the Mississippi forms the border with Iowa.

The geographical coordinates of the center of the Town of Wyalusing are 42 ° 56'23 " north latitude and 91 ° 05'37 " west longitude. It extends over an area of ​​110.2 km ², spread to 103.3 km ² land and 6.9 km ² water surface.

The Wyalusing State Park with the delta of the Wisconsin River in the Mississippi River is located within the Town of Wyalusing.

The Town of Wyalusing is located in the extreme west of Grant County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns and townships:

Traffic

Due to the northeast of the Town of Wyalusing run on a common stretch of U.S. Highway 18 and the Wisconsin State Highway 35, which simultaneously form the Wisconsin section of the Great River Road here. In addition, meet in the Town of Wyalusing, the County Highway C, P and X together. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and within local roads.

Along the Mississippi runs a railroad line of the BNSF Railway.

The Prairie du Chien Municipal Airport is located approximately 18 km to the north a small airfield. The nearest major airport is Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital (170 km east).

Population

According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Wyalusing 346 people in 155 households. The population density was 3.3 people per square kilometer. In the 155 households lived statistically 2.23 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 96.2 percent White, 1.2 percent Native American and 2.3 percent from other ethnic groups; 0.3 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 2.9 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

17.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 63.3 percent were between 18 and 64 and 18.8 percent were 65 years or older. 50.9 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 47,344. The per capita income was $ 23,178. 5.8 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Wyalusing

In addition to scattered settlement there are the following unincorporated communities:

  • Brodt Ville
  • Wyalusing
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