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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.
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.
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.
17% of Fennimore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fennimore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Libraries in Fennimore include Dwight T. Parker Public Library ... View libraries
Grant County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fennimore political report.
The average commute time for Fennimore workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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