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Lynxville, Wisconsin
Village
Lynxville from WIS 35
Lynxville from WIS 35
Location of Lynxville in Crawford County, Wisconsin.
Location of Lynxville in Crawford County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 1.37 sq mi (3.54 km2)
 • Land 1.35 sq mi (3.51 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
636 ft (194 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 132
 • Estimate 
(2019)
127
 • Density 93.87/sq mi (36.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-46675
GNIS feature ID 1568849

Lynxville is a village in Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 132 at the 2010 census.

History

The village was named for the ship Lynx which brought the first surveyors to the area.

Geography

Lynxville is located at 43°14′51″N 91°3′14″W / 43.24750°N 91.05389°W / 43.24750; -91.05389 (43.247540, -91.053911).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.36 square miles (3.52 km2), of which, 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 155
1890 243 56.8%
1900 322 32.5%
1910 274 −14.9%
1920 253 −7.7%
1930 230 −9.1%
1940 233 1.3%
1950 217 −6.9%
1960 183 −15.7%
1970 149 −18.6%
1980 174 16.8%
1990 153 −12.1%
2000 176 15.0%
2010 132 −25.0%
2019 (est.) 127 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 132 people, 63 households, and 45 families living in the village. The population density was 97.8 inhabitants per square mile (37.8/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 74.8 per square mile (28.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.5% White and 1.5% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.

There were 63 households, of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.40.

The median age in the village was 52.7 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.2% were from 25 to 44; 37.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

History

Mitchel Caya was the first resident of Lynxville in 1848.

Notable people

  • Simon Benson, Oregon businessman

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