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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Montello is approximately 1,483 (2005), 1495 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 695 (1990), 628 (2010).
The amount of land area in Montello is 4.746 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Montello is 1.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.635 sq kilometers.
The distance from Montello to Washington DC is 755 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 49 miles. (as the crow flies)
Montello is positioned 43.79 degrees north of the equator and 89.33 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Montello elevation is 782 feet above sea level.
Montello median income is $ 32,500 (2000).
The Montello median home price is $ 78,900 (2000).


in south-central Wisconsin about 50 miles from Madison. Other nearby communities include Mecan, Germania, Packwaukee, Endeavor and Westfield.

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History & History Related Items

The first settlers came to this remote area in the mid 1800's. After the little settlement began to grow, the residents decided that the village should be named Montello. The name, suggested by R. Dartt, means hill and water. In 1850, the first post office was established along with several businesses and stores, homes and most importantly, a sawmill.

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Marquette County Fairgrounds
The fairgrounds are located approximately 10 miles west of Montello on Hwy M.

Sharenbergs White Lake Golf Course Resort
Located off Hwy. 23 halfway between Montello & Princeton

Attractions in the area.
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Montello City Government

Montello City Hall
20 Underwood Ave
Montello, WI 53949
Phone: 608-297-2727

Montello Chamber

Montello Wisconsin Area Chamber Of Commerce
16 Main St
P.O. Box 219
Montello, WI 53949

Toll-free: 800-684-7199 Phone: 608-297-7420

Montello Organizations

Montello Wisconsin Area Chamber Of Commerce
16 Main St
P.O. Box 219
Montello, WI 53949

Toll-free: 800-684-7199 Phone: 608-297-7420

Montello Libraries

Montello Public Library
128 Lake Ave
Montello, WI 53949-9201
Phone: 608-297-7544

Montello Schools

Montello Public Schools Administration
222 Forest Ln
Montello, WI 53949-9390
Phone: 608-297-7617 Montello


1990 - 1,329
2000 - 1,397
2005 - 1,483

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