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Fennimore is a city in Grant County, in the Platteville metro area.

The community was named after John Fennimore, a settler who disappeared during the Black Hawk War.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Fennimore. For links to other places called Fennimore, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Fennimore is 42.983N. The longitude is -90.655W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,194 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,349.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,453
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fennimore demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fennimore Center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Fun Fest - Aug. 17-19, 2007
  • Heritage Day - Sept. 30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fennimore web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fennimore demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53809 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

38% of Fennimore residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fennimore ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fennimore was $18,701, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Fennimore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fennimore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.


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Libraries in Fennimore include Dwight T. Parker Public Library ... View libraries

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Grant County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fennimore political report.

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The average commute time for Fennimore workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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