Cadott, Wisconsin

Cadott is a village in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,437 at the 2010 census.HistoryIn the late 1700s or early 1800s Jean Baptiste Cadotte, son of French Canadian fur trader Michel Cadotte of the Madeline Island area, established a trading post on the Yellow River near modern Cadott.In 1865 the village at the current site was founded by Robert Marriner, who built a dam and sawmill on the river and platted the town. Marriner named it "Cadotte Falls" after the earlier trading post.GeographyCadott is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.38sqmi, of which 3.31sqmi is land and 0.07sqmi is water.Cadott has the distinction of being geographically equidistant from the Equator and North Pole. Billboards on Hwy. 27 between Cadott and Cornell offer tourists the opportunity to be photographed by the unusual signs.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,437 people, 605 households, and 369 families residing in the village. The population density was 434.1PD/sqmi. There were 649 housing units at an average density of 196.1/sqmi. The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.


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