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Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Darien is approximately 1,696 (2008), 1580 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 560 (2000), 549 (2010).
The amount of land area in Darien is 3.4 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Darien is 1.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Darien to Washington DC is 690 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
Darien is positioned 42.60 degrees north of the equator and 88.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Darien elevation is 948 feet above sea level.
Darien per capita income is $ 22,689 (2008).
Darien median income is $ 54,806 (2008).
The Darien median home price is $ 166,313 (2008).


southeast of Madison in southern Wisconsin, not far from Janesville and the Illinois border. Other nearby communities include:
Sharon, Delavan, Delavan Lake, Bradford, Walworth and Clinton.
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Weather information for Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin since 2001. Current conditions, Forecasts, maps, severe weather alerts and more.
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History & History Related Items

John Bruce, Jr. settled here in the spring of 1837 and built a home and hotel. The little settlement grew and became known as Bruceville after the first resident. Later, in 1840, it was renamed after Darien, New York where Bruce and other resident had previously lived. Darien was incorporated as a village in June 1951.

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The incorporation of Darien



The annual Darien Corn Fest
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Darien City Government

Darien Town Hall
N2826 Foundry Rd
Darien, WI 53114-1440
Phone: 262-724-3393

the Village of Darien
20 N Wisconsin St
Darien, WI 53114
Phone: 262-882-5055

Darien Libraries

Darien Public Library
47 Park Street
Darien, WI 53114
Phone: 262-882-5155 Darien


The population of Darien was:
1990 - 1,158
2000 - 1,572
2008 - 1,696

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 411
2000 - 560

Median age:
2000 - 31.4 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 46,800
2008 - $ 54,806

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 17,638
2008 - $ 22,689

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 102,200
2008 - $ 166,313

Darien is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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