Seymour, Outagamie County, Wisconsin

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Seymour, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Seymour, Wisconsin
Location of Seymour, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°32′37″N 88°18′49″W / 44.54361°N 88.31361°W / 44.54361; -88.31361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Outagamie
Area
 • Total 30.5 sq mi (79.0 km2)
 • Land 30.5 sq mi (79.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,216
 • Density 39.9/sq mi (15.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-72750[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584130[1]
Town Hall
Isaar Area

Seymour is a town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,216 at the 2000 census. The City of Seymour is located within the town. The unincorporated community of Isaar, Wisconsin is also located in the town. The ghost town of Lime Rock was also located partially in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 30.5 square miles (79.0 km²), of which, 30.5 square miles (79.0 km²) of it is land and 0.0 square miles (0.0 km²) of it (0.03%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,216 people, 406 households, and 347 families residing in the town. The population density was 39.9 people per square mile (15.4/km²). There were 421 housing units at an average density of 5.3 persons/km² (13.8 persons/sq mi). The racial makeup of the town was 96.13% White, 0.08% African American, 2.30% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 406 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.6% were married couples living together, 5.9% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 14.3% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,264, and the median income for a family was $49,861. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $22,656 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,327. 3.3% of the population and 2.4% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.0% are under the age of 18 and 4.6% are 65 or older.

Transportation[edit]

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WIS 54 Westbound, routes to Black Creek. Eastbound, WIS 54 routes to Green Bay.
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WIS 55 Northbound routes to Shawano. Southbound WIS 55 routes to Freedom and Kaukauna.
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Highway G's Western terminus is WIS 47 and its Eastern terminus is Highway Y.
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Highway VV's Eastern terminus is Highway U and its Western terminus is WIS 47.
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County Y's Northern terminus is WIS 29 and its Southern terminus is WIS 54.

Notable people[edit]

  • Charles F. Ploeger, Wisconsin State Assemblyman, farmer, and business, lived in the town; Ploeger served as chairman of the Seymour Town Board.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1915,' Biographical Sketch of Charles F. Ploeger, pg. 628

Coordinates: 44°30′54″N 88°19′49″W / 44.51500°N 88.33028°W / 44.51500; -88.33028