Mineral Point is a city in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,617 at the 2000 census. One of Wisconsin's oldest cities, Mineral Point was settled in 1827 and became a lead and zinc mining center during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Today the city's historical character has made it a regional tourist destination. The city is located within the Town of Mineral Point. Mineral Point is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.