Juneau County

Juneau County
Town of Mauston, Juneau County; Photographer: Cassaundra Huwald
County Seat: Mauston
Address:

220 E. State St.

City: Mauston
Zip: 53948
Phone: 608-847-9300
Land Area: 767.61 sq. miles (491,270 acres)
Elevation: 883 ft. at Mauston; 1,110 ft. at Petenwell Rock; 1,099 ft. at Necedah Bluff
Number of Lakes: 57
Area in Lakes: 45,950 acres (71.8 sq. miles)
Rivers: Baraboo, Lemonweir, Little Lemonweir, Little Yellow, Wisconsin, Yellow
Major Watershed: Wisconsin River (Northwest); Rock River (Southeast); Fox River (North)
Geographical Province: Central Plain; South Central: Western Upland
Vegetation:

Mostly jack pine and prairie grasses. Northwest corner: Sedge meadow. Southern third: Oak savanna. Southwest: White, black and red oak, and an area of sugar maple, basswood and elm.

Population:

1930: 17,264
1970: 18,455
1980: 21,039
1990: 21,650
2000: 24,316
2010: 26,664

WCA District: Western