Fort Winnebago, WI

Welcome to the Town of Fort Winnebago!

The Town of Fort Winnebago, Columbia County, Wisconsin has a population of 822 and is the 1090th largest populated area in Wisconsin. Population density is 27 people per square mile.

The Town of Fort Winnebago contains 33.52 square miles or 21,453 acres, elevation 970 feet and located in the northern portion of Columbia County, WI.

The Town was originally called Town of Port Hope and sometime in 1853 the name was changed to Town of Fort Winnebago. The first town board meeting was held in 1850 in the home of Avery Spicer. The purpose of the meeting was to elect an officer and a location of the county seat.