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Friesland is a village in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area.
The community was named after province in the Netherlands
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Friesland. For links to other places called Friesland, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Friesland is 43.588N. The longitude is -89.067W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 293.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Friesland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53935 ZIP code.
42% of Friesland residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Friesland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Friesland was $17,035, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Friesland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Friesland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Friesland political report.
The average commute time for Friesland workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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