Cadott is a village in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,345 at the 2000 census. It is served by the School District of Cadott Community. Originally named "Cadotte Falls", It was founded in 1875 by Robert Mariner a Pinoeer Enterpriser. Mariner named it after Jean Baptiste Cadotte, son of French Canadian fur trader Michel Cadotte in the Madeline Island area. Cadotte established a trading post on the Yellow River north of Cadott.