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Jamestown is a town in Grant County, in the Platteville metro area.
The community was named after James Gillmore, postmaster
The latitude of Jamestown is 42.587N. The longitude is -90.548W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,077.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jamestown 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 53811 ZIP code.
60% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $18,733, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $824.
Grant County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.
The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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