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Boscobel, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Boscobel ...

The city of Boscobel is located in Grant County.

The location of Boscobel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Boscobel has a population of 3,120 people<2> (see below for details).

Boscobel is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Boscobel lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boscobel had a population of 3,231 people (which is 6.31% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Boscobel the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Boscobel represents 0.06% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,231 people, the population of Boscobel increased 6.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,047 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Boscobel had an population of 3,120 people. This is a decrease of 3.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Boscobel.

Communities near Boscobel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Clayton   [Map]   914   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eastman   [Map]   721   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fennimore   [Map]   2,482   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Highland   [Map]   769   E   18 miles [29 km]
Highland   [Map]   835   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Montfort   [Map]   697   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Boscobel.

Communities Also Named Boscobel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Boscobel - they are located in Missouri, Quebec and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Boscobel. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Boscobel. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boscobel. Our list includes 14 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Boscobel:

Websites for Boscobel ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boscobel ...

Looking for more information about Boscobel? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Grant County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Boscobel:

The official website for Grant County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boscobel.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boscobel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Boscobel) 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 Boscobel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boscobel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boscobel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1397, Longitude: -90.7046     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boscobel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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