Mauston is a city in and the county seat of Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States. The population is 4,411 according to the 2010 census. It is approximately seventy miles northwest from the state capital, Madison.
Mauston was founded by Milton M. Maughs. The town was originally named Maughs Town, after him. The town's beginning was based on the lumber industry of early Wisconsin. The history of Mauston is currently preserved in the Boorman House on Union Street.
Mauston is located at 43°48′N 90°5′W (43.798, -90.077). It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.79 square miles (12.41 km2), of which, 4.39 square miles (11.37 km2) is land and 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2) is water.
Mauston is served by the Mauston-New Lisbon Union Airport (82C).