Fond du Lac is located at 43°46'23" North, 88°26'48" West (43.773056, -88.446944).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.20 mi2 (47.15 km2). 16.87 mi2 (43.70 km2) of it is land and 1.33 mi2 (3.45 km2) of it is covered by water. The total area is 7.31% water.
Fond du Lac is located in the Central Standard Time (CST) timezone, GMT-06:00. It observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).