Dane County

Dane County, Wisconsin

210 ML King Jr Blvd Rm 112
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4121
www.co.dane.wi.us

In south-central WI, west of Milwaukee; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Iowa County. Name Origin: For Nathan Dane (1725-1835), U.S. representative from MA (1782-85) who proposed the Ordinance of 1787 establishing the Northwest Territory

Area (sq mi):: 1238.32 (land 1201.89; water 36.42) Population per square mile: 381.20
Population 2005: 458,106 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 7.40%; 1990-2000 16.20% Population 2000: 426,526 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 4.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 3.50%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 33.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,985; median household $49,223; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,539-$36,455
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Madison County seat (220,332)
  • Sun Prairie (24,464)
  • Fitchburg (21,821)
  • Middleton (15,956)
  • Stoughton (12,692)

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    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has appointed Dane County Circuit Court Judge William Hanrahan to be chief judge of the Fifth Judicial Administrative District.
    The United States Air Force announced the 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field, Dane County Regional Airport, was selected as one of two preferred candidate bases to receive the Air Force's F-35A Lightning II.
    A venture capital management firm established in 2005, Kegonsa used a Money for Minnows strategy to primarily invest in pre-revenue entrepreneurial startups in Dane County that resulted in seven new companies, three of which have been acquired by companies such as Microsoft and Qiagen.
    An April inspection of the mining facility by Dane County zoning officials found the quarry to be in violation of many conditions of its permit and a revocation hearing had been scheduled.
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    based Maurer's Foods, has received a $30,000 grant from Madison Community Foundation The grant will help fund its Freshmobile, a "market on wheels" that will bring fresh fruits and vegetables to food deserts in and around Madison and surrounding Dane County.
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    Among his recent triumphs on their behalf, and on behalf of 13 other trade associations, was to successfully seek invalidation of a state Department of Transportation administrative rule, TRANS 233, in Dane County Circuit Court in 2008.
    From creating a food miles program, to reducing store water use, to active participation in Dane County Buy Local and REAP, Metcalfe"s Sentry is committed to a more sustainable Dane County.
    Sadly, a few of the restaurants featured have subsequently closed their doors--but within this enthusiastically recommended addition to family cookbook collections in general, and Dane County residents in particular, those now yesteryear restaurants will live on in nostalgic memory.