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Lyons is a town in Walworth County, in the Whitewater metro area.
The community was named after Thomas Lyons, who built a dam and a sawmill here
The latitude of Lyons is 42.651N. The longitude is -88.358W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 814 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,440.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lyons demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walworth 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 53148 ZIP code.
38% of Lyons residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyons ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyons was $23,389, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Lyons residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lyons, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $579. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,172.
Walworth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyons political report.
The average commute time for Lyons workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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