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Welcome to Bear Creek ...

The Town of Bear Creek is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Bear Creek: Bear Crk. (or less commonly used: Bear Ck. or Bear Cr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bear Creek has a population of 633 people<3> (see below for details).

Bear Creek is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bear Creek lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bear Creek had an population of 633 people. This is an increase of 6.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bear Creek had a population of 595 people. This makes Bear Creek the county's 29th most populous community.

The population of Bear Creek represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1331st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 595 people, the population of Bear Creek increased 19.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 497 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bear Creek.

Communities Also Named Bear Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Bear Creek: This one is located in Sauk County and the other is located in Waupaca County.

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

Communities near Bear Creek ...

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

  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsburg
  • Richland Center [Richland County]
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    • Richland Center [Richland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Bear Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Bear Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Buena Vista [Richland County]
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    • Buena Vista [Richland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Bear Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mazomanie [Dane County]
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      • Mazomanie [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Bear Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,696 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mazomanie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Excelsior [Sauk County]
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      • Excelsior [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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      • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Bear Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
    • Arena [Iowa County]
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      • Arena [Iowa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bear Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • La Valle [Sauk County]
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      • La Valle [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Bear Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Valle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Valle
    • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsburg
      • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsburg

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 Bear Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bear Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bear Creek. 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 Bear Creek.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Sauk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bear Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.wi.us/

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 Sauk, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bear Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bear Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bear Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bear Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bear Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3122, Longitude: -90.1437       In this case, the coordinates for Bear Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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