Buchanan, Wisconsin

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Buchanan, Wisconsin
Town hall
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Location of Buchanan, Wisconsin
Location of Buchanan, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°15′26″N 88°17′36″W / 44.25722°N 88.29333°W / 44.25722; -88.29333Coordinates: 44°15′26″N 88°17′36″W / 44.25722°N 88.29333°W / 44.25722; -88.29333
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total16.9 sq mi (43.8 km2)
 • Land16.6 sq mi (43.0 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation719 ft (219 m)
 • Total5,827
 • Density351.3/sq mi (135.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
FIPS code55-10750[2]
GNIS feature ID1582881[1]
WebsiteTown of Buchanan, Wisconsin
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Buchanan is a town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 6,755 at the 2010 census.[3] The unincorporated community of Darboy is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 16.9 square miles (43.8 km2), of which, 16.6 square miles (43.0 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km2) of it (2.01%) is water.


According to several censuses[4] as of July 1, 2019, there were 7,201 people and 2,678 households. As of the census of 2010, the population density was 440.5 people per square mile (170.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.4% White, 3.4% Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% from two or more races and 0.4% Asian.

The average number of people per household was 2.66 and 4.9% of households spoke a language other than English.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 6.5% under the age of 5, 26.5% under the age of 18, 73.5% over the age of 18 and 9.6% above the age of 65. The percentage of females was 51.1%.

The median income for a household was $89,028. 5.9% of the population lives in poverty.


Wisconsin International Raceway is located on County Road KK, East of Highway 55 in the town of Buchanan.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Buchanan town, Outagamie County, Wisconsin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Buchanan town, Outagamie County, Wisconsin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-03-26.

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