Welcome to the Town of Dupont
We are located in central Wisconsin in the northeast corner of Waupaca County. From hunting and fishing to our rich agricultural heritage, we enjoy the peace of the country.
Use this site to get to know us. Our Town meeting information, contact information and services are all outlined here.
Other businesses located in the Town include:
Dupont Cheese is located 5 miles south of Marion on Hwy 110. Dupont Cheese is a modern cheese factory specializing in colby and cheddar cheese. They have a retail store that is a must stop destination for many visitors to the Town. Dupont Cheese products are located in many Wisconsin stores. You probably have seen Dupont Cheese brand cheese curds on the counter of your favorite store. The fresh curds are made and distributed every Thursday and Friday.
Phone: (715) 754-5424 and on the web at www.dupontcheeseinc.com
Kinney Lake Campground
Kinney Lake Campground is located on Kinney Lake 5 miles southwest of Marion on Hwy G. Kinney Lake Campground is one of the largest campgrounds in the state and boasts 600 improved camp sites and events throughout the summer. It is THE place to camp in Wisconsin.
Phone: (715) 295-0168 and on the web at www.kinneylakecampground.com
Do you want your Town of Dupont business listed here? Contact the town clerk for information.
What is NEW for Garbage Pick-up and Recycling
EFFECTIVE, THE WEEK OF APRIL 10, 2023 - Each residence will receive (1) 100-gallon container for garbage and (1) 100-gallon container for recyclables. Recycling pick-up will CHANGE from WEEKLY to BI-WEEKLY, starting with April 24, 2023. Residents can MIX all recyclables in one recycling container (separate from the garbage) and set them out BI-WEEKLY - starting the week of April 24, 2023. Please, do not use plastic bags or your own personal garbage cans as a recyclable or garbage container. All garbage & recycling must be put in GFL Containers. If you are wishing to purchase additional containers - the cost is $10.00 per month per (1) 100-gallon GARBAGE container and $7.00 per month per (1) 100-gallon RECYCLABLE container. Please contact Clerk, April Krueger if you wish to purchase additional containers at (715) 853-9092 or [email protected].
What is the same for Garbage Pick-up and Recycling
Pick up will be every Monday for Garbage and every other Monday for Recycling unless that Monday is a holiday when that happens-- then pick up will be the following day. Each residence will receive (1) 100 gallon container for garbage and (1) 100 gallon container for recyclables. If you regularly have more--contact Clerk, April Krueger at (715) 853-9092 to arrange for extended service.
The Marion Area Fire Department is offering a chimney cleaning service. All you need to do is phone Fire Chief Joe Stuhr at 715*754*2886 and make an appointment.
A donation of $35 to the Fire Department is appreciated.
The town comprises Township 25 North, Range 13 East. It is one of the northernmost towns in Waupaca County. The land is rolling but not very hilly. The soil is mostly a dark, tenacious loam or clay, producing excellent crops.
The first survey was made by A. V. Balch in the winter of 1852-53. The first settlement was made in 1857, by O. A. Quimby. The first mail route was established in 1863, from Shawano to Waupaca. L. Panco was carrier. The first post office was established in 1863, with A.J. Quimby for postmaster.
The Town was organized in 1864. The first town meeting was held April 1, 1864 at the school house in District No. 1. The following town officers were elected: Chairman - M. Griffin: Supervisors - M. Farrell, O. A. Quimby: Clerk - J.C. Quimby: Justices of the Peace - O.A. Quimby, M. Griffin
(Excerpts from "Waupaca County History")
All historical town meeting records are recorded in digital format and available at the Marion Public Library or by contacting the town clerk.
As of the census of 2010, there were 737 people, 233 households, and 181 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.3 people per square mile (8.2/km²). There were 257 housing units at an average density of 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.71% White, 0.13% Native American, 1.62% Asian, and 0.54% from two or more races.
There were 233 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.73.
In the town the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $33,854, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $26,625 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,108. About 4.0% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Major ancestry groups reported by Dupont residents include:
· German - 65%
· Irish - 7%
· Polish - 4%
· French (except Basque) - 4%
· Norwegian - 4%
· Pennsylvania German - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· English - 2%
· Korean - 2%
· French Canadian - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Czech - 1%
(excerpt from Google)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.1 square miles (90.8 km²), of which, 34.7 square miles (90.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (0.97%) is water.
Community Development Block Grant
This year the Town of Dupont was awarded a Community Development Block Grant. Any property owner in the township may apply to get an interest free loan to improve their dwelling. The loan does not need to be repaid until the property changes hands.
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