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Dane County, Wisconsin

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  • Beatrice Ann Louise Hinds (1936 - 2019)
    With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Beatrice Hinds (Mauston, Wisconsin), who passed away on July 9, 2019 at the age of 82. Family and friends can send flowers and condolences in memory of the l...
  • Robert Edward Hinds, Jr. (1935 - 2015)
  • Ellen Marie Blissenbach (1927 - 2010)
    Place of birth and death from My Heritage. SFC Joseph Blissenbach USA and his wife Ellen were recognized by then Vice President Al Gore in a national speech before the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the ...
  • Agnes Marie Degnan (1919 - 1984)
  • Irene Elizabeth Kilburg (1904 - 1997)

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Dane County, Wisconsin.

Official Website

Dane County was formed in 1836 as a territorial county and organized in 1839. It was named after Nathan Dane, a Massachusetts delegate to the Congress of the Confederation who helped carve Wisconsin out of the Northwest Territory. Dane County was settled in the 1840s by settlers from New England. It contains the city of Madison, the state capitol. It also contains the Ho-Chunk Indian Reservation.

Adjacent Counties


  • Edgarton (part)
  • Fitchburg
  • Madison (County Seat, State Capital)
  • Middleton
  • Monona
  • Stoughton
  • Sun Prairie
  • Verona

For Other Towns, Villages & Communities, Please see Wikipedia.


  • Hope
  • Lake Windsor
  • Fitchburg Center
  • Middleton Junction
  • Oak Hall



National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails

Dane County Area Genealogical Society

US Gen Web

Dane County Historical Society

Roots Web

1873 Map of Dane County