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The population of Delavan is approximately 7,956 (2000), 8463 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,215 (2000), 3189 (2010).

The amount of land area in Delavan is 13.107 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.101 sq kilometers.
The distance from Delavan to Washington DC is 687 miles. The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Delavan is positioned 42.62 degrees north of the equator and 88.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Delavan location: In southeast Wisconsin, southwest of Milwaukee and southeast of Madison. It is located at state highway 50 and I-43. Here is a map page for Delavan.

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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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Delavan history:

The founders of Delavan are known to be Henry and Samuel F. Phoenix, brothers who explored the area and found the land near Delavan Lake to be perfect for their needs. The fown was formed on 2 January 1838. See more on this history page.

The above history page also tells about the Circus history in Delavan. The P.T. Barnum "Greatest Show on Earth" began in Delavan and many circuses made Delavan their winter home.
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Delavan attractions:

Delavan Lake
Like many lakes in Wisconsin, Delavan Lake was formed from glacial ice that retreated. It is a spring-fed lake and has great fishing. It is open year-round with recreational opportunities appropriate to each season.

Paul Lange Memorial Arboretum
N. Terrace Street
Contact the Parks and Recreation dept for information
Phone: 262-728-5585

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Economy & Industry

Delavan economy: Delavan has a strong agricultural industry with farms for both dairy and beef cattle. Other farms with sheep, goats and poultry are plentiful in the area. Delavan also has over 230 businesses and provides the area with a large portion of its manufacturing and industrial centers.
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