Lafayette County

Lafayette County
Town of Darlington, Lafayette County; Photographer: Dave Austin
County Seat: Darlington

626 Main St.

City: Darlington
Zip: 53530
Phone: 608-776-4850
Land Area: 643 sq. miles
Elevation: 817 ft. at Darlington; 1,445 ft. at Platte Mound
Number of Lakes: 2
Area in Lakes: 565 acres (0.88 sq. miles)
Rivers: Galena/Fever, Pecatonica, Yellowstone, Apple
Major Watershed: Mississippi River
Geographical Province: Western Upland

Mostly oak savanna. South Central and East Central: Prairie bluegrass and composites. North Central and Southeast: Small area of white, black and red oak.


1930: 18,649
1970: 17,456
1980: 17,412
1990: 16,074
2000: 16,137
2010: 16,836
2020: 16,611

WCA District: Southern

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