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Poynette is a village in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area.
The community was named after Pierre Pauquette, Indian trader; name was misspelled by the Postal Service
The latitude of Poynette is 43.390N. The longitude is -89.402W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,445.
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37% of Poynette residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Poynette ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Poynette was $18,962, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Poynette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Poynette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,069.
Libraries in Poynette include Poynette Public Library ... View libraries
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Poynette political report.
The average commute time for Poynette workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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