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Dane County, Wisconsin

210 ML King Jr Blvd Rm 112
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4121

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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    Through its principal subsidiary, the company generates and distributes electricity to 153,000 customers in Dane County, Wisconsin and purchases and distributes natural gas to 161,000 customers in seven south-central and western Wisconsin counties.
    Berkeley's move of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day in 1992, was followed by multiple other localities including Santa Cruz, California; Dane County, Wisconsin; Minneapolis; (http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/seattle-city-council-vote-columbus-day-name-change/nhckd/) Seattle ; Missoula, Montana; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Denver; Phoenix; Iowa City, Iowa; Nashville, Tennessee; Ithaca, New York, among others. 
    In Dane County, Wisconsin, jail inmates with serious mental illnesses are routinely kept in isolation cells about 6 feet wide.
    The main objective of this article is to examine the process of geospatial data creation and use in Dane County, Wisconsin. By applying a synthesized framework that draws from organization implementation of GIS and critical GIS literature, this study demonstrates how such a process is intertwined with sociopolitical norms, institutional practices, and economical mores of the county.
    David Redell, Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources; Timothy Butcher, Dane County Regional Airport, Madison; Beth Cleary, Public Health Madison & Dane County, Wisconsin. Leslie N.
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    "An Adventure For Your Palate: An Eclectic Restaurant Tour In And Around Madison, Wisconsin With Chefs' Recipes", journalist, author, and food enthusiast Judith Sulik has compiled a list of some of the best restaurants, cafes, diners, and eateries to be found in the capital city of the Badger State and the smaller communities that collectively comprise Dane County, Wisconsin. Each featured establishment is given a one-page descriptive commentary, followed by a choice selection of recipes associated with their particular menus and kitchens.
    Corresponding Author: Tommye Schneider, Director of Environmental Health, Public Health Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin.