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Jefferson County, Wisconsin
JEFFERSON COUNTY is a county in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Wisconsin
Wisconsin
. As of the 2010 census , the population was 83,686. Its county seat is Jefferson . Jefferson County comprises the Watertown -Fort Atkinson , WI Micropolitan Statistical Area
Micropolitan Statistical Area
, which is also included in the Milwaukee
Milwaukee
-Racine -Waukesha , WI Combined Statistical Area . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Major highways * 2.2 Airports * 2.3 Adjacent counties * 3 Demographics * 4 Government * 5 Communities * 5.1 Cities * 5.2 Villages * 5.3 Towns * 5.4 Census-designated places * 5.5 Unincorporated communities * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYJefferson County was created in 1836 as part of Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Territory and was organized in 1839
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1840 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1840 was the sixth census of the United States . Conducted by the Census Office on June 1, 1840, it determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 17,069,453 — an increase of 32.7 percent over the 12,866,020 persons enumerated during the 1830 Census . The total population included 2,487,355 slaves. In 1840, the center of population was about 260 miles (418 km) west of Washington , near Weston, Virginia
Virginia
. CONTENTS * 1 Controversy over statistics for mental illness among Northern blacks * 2 Census questions * 3 Data availability * 4 City rankings * 5 References * 6 External links CONTROVERSY OVER STATISTICS FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AMONG NORTHERN BLACKSThe 1840 Census was the first that attempted to count Americans who were "insane" or "idiotic"
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1850 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1850 was the seventh census of the United States . Conducted by the Census Office on June 1, 1850, it determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 23,191,876—an increase of 35.9 percent over the 17,069,453 persons enumerated during the 1840 Census . The total population included 3,204,313 slaves. This was the first census where there was an attempt to collect information about every member of every household, including women, children, and slaves. Prior to 1850, census records had recorded only the name of the head of the household and broad statistical accounting of other household members (three children under age five, one woman between the age of 35 and 40, etc.). It was also the first census to ask about place of birth. Hinton Rowan Helper made extensive use of the 1850 census results in his politically notorious book The Impending Crisis of the South (1857)
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1860 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1860 was the eighth Census conducted in the United States
United States
starting June 1, 1860, and lasting five months. It determined the population of the United States
United States
to be 31,443,321, an increase of 35.4 percent over the 23,191,875 persons enumerated during the 1850 Census . The total population included 3,953,761 slaves, representing 12.6% of the total population. By the time the 1860 census returns were ready for tabulation, the nation was sinking into the American Civil War
American Civil War
. As a result, Census Superintendent Joseph C. G. Kennedy and his staff produced only an abbreviated set of public reports, without graphic or cartographic representations. The statistics did allow the Census staff to produce a cartographic display, including preparing maps of Southern states, for Union field commanders
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U.S. Highway 12
U.S. ROUTE 12 (US 12) is an east–west United States highway , running from Aberdeen, Washington
Aberdeen, Washington
to Detroit, Michigan
Michigan
, for almost 2,500 miles (4,000 km). As a thoroughfare, it has mostly been supplanted by I-90 and I-94 , but remains an important road for local and regional travel. The highway's western terminus is in Aberdeen, Washington
Aberdeen, Washington
at an intersection with US 101 , while the highway's eastern terminus is in Downtown Detroit
Detroit
, at the corner of Michigan
Michigan
and Cass avenues, near Campus Martius Park
Campus Martius Park

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Interstate 94
INTERSTATE 94 (I-94) is an east–west Interstate Highway connecting the Great Lakes and northern Great Plains regions of the United States . I-94's western terminus is in Billings, Montana , at a junction with I-90 ; its eastern terminus is the U.S. side of the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron, Michigan , at the Sarnia, Ontario , Canada
Canada
, border, where together with I-69 it meets Highway 402 , the only east–west Interstate Highway to form a direct connection into Canada. It lies along the primary overland route from Seattle
Seattle
(via I-90 ) to Toronto (via Ontario Highway 401 ). I-94 is the eighth longest Interstate highway and the longest Interstate highway whose number does not end in a 0 or a 5
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Watertown, New York
WATERTOWN is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County . It is situated approximately 20 miles (35 km) south of the Thousand Islands . As of the 2010 census , it had a population of 27,023, an increase of 1.2% since 2000. The U.S. Army post Fort Drum is near the city. Named after the many falls located on the Black River , the city developed early in the 19th century as a manufacturing center. From years of generating industrial wealth, in the early 20th century the city was said to have more millionaires per capita than any other city in the nation. Geographically, Watertown is located in the central part of Jefferson County. It lies 72 miles (116 km) northeast of Syracuse and 31 miles (50 km) south of the Ontario
Ontario
border. The city is served by Watertown International Airport
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U.S. Census Bureau
The UNITED STATES CENSUS BUREAU (USCB; officially the BUREAU OF THE CENSUS, as defined in Title 13 U.S.C. § 11) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System , responsible for producing data about the American people and economy . The Census
Census
Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce
and its director is appointed by the President of the United States
United States
. The Census
Census
Bureau's primary mission is conducting the U.S. Census every ten years, which allocates the seats of the U.S. House of Representatives to the states based on their population. The Bureau's various censuses and surveys help allocate over $400 billion in federal funds every year and it helps states , local communities, and businesses make informed decisions
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1870 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1870 was the ninth United States Census
United States Census
. Conducted by the Census Bureau in June 1870, the 1870 Census
Census
was the first census to provide detailed information on the black population, only years after the culmination of the Civil War when slaves were granted freedom. The population was said to be 38,555,983 individuals, a 22.62% increase since 1860. The 1870 Census' population estimate is controversial, as many believed it underestimated the true population numbers, especially in New York and Pennsylvania
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1880 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1880 conducted by the Census Bureau during June 1880 was the tenth United States Census
United States Census
. It was the first time that women were permitted to be enumerators. The Superintendent of the Census was Francis Amasa Walker . CONTENTS * 1 Data collected * 2 Data availability * 3 Results * 4 City rankings * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links DATA COLLECTEDFive schedules were authorized by the 1880 Census Act, four of which were filled out byent of certain members of the population. Experts and special agents also were employed to collect data on valuation, taxation, and indebtedness; religion and libraries; colleges, academies, and schools; newspapers and periodicals, and wages
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1930 United States Census
The FIFTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau one month from April 1, 1930, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 122,775,046, an increase of 13.7 percent over the 106,021,537 persons enumerated during the 1920 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Census questions * 2 Data availability * 3 State rankings * 4 City rankings * 5 Notes * 6 External links CENSUS QUESTIONSDCC bbb The 1930 Census collected the following information: * address * name * relationship to head of family* home owned or rented * if owned, value of home * if rented, monthly rent * whether owned a radio set * whether on a farm * sex * race * age * marital status and, if married, age at first marriage * school attendance * literacy * birthplace of person, and their parents* if foreign born: * language spoken at home before coming to the U
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1940 United States Census
The SIXTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7.3 percent over the 1930 population of 123,202,624 people. The census date of record was April 1, 1940. A number of new questions were asked including where people were 5 years before, highest educational grade achieved, and information about wages. This census introduced sampling techniques; one in 20 people were asked additional questions on the census form. Other innovations included a field test of the census in 1939
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1920 United States Census
The FOURTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau one month from January 5, 1920, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 106,021,537, an increase of 15.0 percent over the 92,228,496 persons enumerated during the 1910 Census . Despite the constitutional requirement that House seats be reapportioned to the states respective of their population every ten years according to the census, members of Congress failed to agree on a reapportionment plan following this census, and the distribution of seats from the 1910 census remained in effect until 1933. In 1929, Congress passed the Reapportionment Act of 1929 which provided for a permanent method of reapportionment and fixed the number of Representatives at 435
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1910 United States Census
The THIRTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau on April 15, 1910, determined the resident population of the United States to be 92,228,496, an increase of 21.0 percent over the 76,212,168 persons enumerated during the 1900 Census . The 1910 Census switched from a portrait page orientation to a landscape orientation
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1890 United States Census
The ELEVENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS was taken beginning June 2, 1890. It determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 62,979,766—an increase of 25.5 percent over the 50,189,209 persons enumerated during the 1880 census. The data was tabulated by machine for the first time. The data reported that the distribution of the population had resulted in the disappearance of the American frontier . Most of the 1890 census materials were destroyed in a 1921 fire and fragments of the US census population schedule exist only for the states of Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas
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