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Welcome to Avalanche ...

Avalanche is located in Vernon County<1>.

The location of Avalanche has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Avalanche is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Avalanche lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avalanche is located in the (608) area code.

Communities Also Named Avalanche ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Avalanche - it's located in New Hampshire.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avalanche.

Communities near Avalanche ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avalanche.

  • Viroqua (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viroqua
    • Viroqua lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalanche and is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viroqua
  • Westby (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westby
    • Westby lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalanche and is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westby
  • Cashton (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cashton
    • Cashton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Avalanche and is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cashton
  • Coon Valley (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coon Valley
    • Coon Valley lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalanche and is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 782 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coon Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coon Valley
  • La Farge (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Farge
    • La Farge lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Avalanche and is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Farge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Farge
  • Viola (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viola
    • Viola lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalanche and is located in Richland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 665 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viola
  • Norwalk (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalanche and is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 633 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
  • Ontario (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ontario
    • Ontario lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalanche and is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 561 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ontario have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ontario
  • Soldiers Grove (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soldiers Grove
    • Soldiers Grove lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Avalanche and is located in Crawford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soldiers Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soldiers Grove
  • Gays Mills (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gays Mills
    • Gays Mills lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Avalanche and is located in Crawford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gays Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gays Mills

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avalanche. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalanche.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avalanche. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avalanche.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avalanche. See our Newspapers Page for Avalanche.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalanche ...

Looking for more information about Avalanche? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avalanche, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avalanche.

Adding Avalanche to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avalanche in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avalanche was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avalanche on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Vernon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalanche - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avalanche) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalanche. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6022, Longitude: -90.7804       In this case, the coordinates for Avalanche have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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