Gotham, Wisconsin

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Census-designated place
Downtown Gotham on WIS60
Downtown Gotham on WIS60
Gotham is located in Wisconsin
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°13′23″N 90°17′28″W / 43.22306°N 90.29111°W / 43.22306; -90.29111Coordinates: 43°13′23″N 90°17′28″W / 43.22306°N 90.29111°W / 43.22306; -90.29111
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Buena Vista, Richland
 • Total 0.398 sq mi (1.03 km2)
 • Land 0.398 sq mi (1.03 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 191
 • Density 480/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
Looking west at the sign for Gotham on WIS60

Gotham (also Richland City) is an unincorporated census-designated place, in the town of Buena Vista, in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is located at the intersection of Wisconsin Highway 60 and U.S. Route 14. It is just north of the Wisconsin River, northeast of Avoca and southeast of Richland Center. As of the 2010 census, its population was 191.[2]


The name Gotham came from Captain Myron Wheeler Gotham (1842-1902), who once resided in the village.[3] Gotham died with his sons, Lucius and Myron, during a violent storm in the Great Lakes in 1902.[4]


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