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Welcome to Blue Mounds ...

The village of Blue Mounds is located in Dane County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blue Mounds has a population of 990 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Blue Mounds.

Blue Mounds is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Blue Mounds is within the (608) area code.

Websites for Blue Mounds ...

Official Website: www.mybluemounds.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blue Mounds had an population of 990 people. This is an increase of 15.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Mounds had a population of 855 people. This makes Blue Mounds the county's 54th most populous community.

The population of Blue Mounds represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1021st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 855 people, the population of Blue Mounds increased 20.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 708 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blue Mounds.

Communities near Blue Mounds ...

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

  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Blue Mounds
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,195 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Verona [Dane County]
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    • Verona [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Blue Mounds
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,539 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
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    • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Blue Mounds
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,563 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Blue Mounds
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
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      • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Blue Mounds
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,677 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
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      • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Blue Mounds
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,426 people
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    • Cross Plains [Dane County]
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      • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Blue Mounds
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sauk City [Sauk County]
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      • Sauk City [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Blue Mounds
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sauk City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springfield [Dane County]
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      • Springfield [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Blue Mounds
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belleville [Dane County]
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      • Belleville [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Mounds
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Mounds ...

Looking for more information about Blue Mounds? 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 Blue Mounds, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blue Mounds.

Adding Blue Mounds to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blue Mounds 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 Blue Mounds was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Blue Mounds on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blue Mounds: www.mybluemounds.com/

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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 Dane, 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 Blue Mounds.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Mounds - 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- Blue Mounds) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue Mounds. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue MoundsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Mounds. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0208, Longitude: -89.8262       In this case, the coordinates for Blue Mounds have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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