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Welcome to Boscobel ...

The city of Boscobel is located in Grant County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boscobel has a population of 3,130 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Boscobel is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Boscobel is located in the (608) area code.

Websites for Boscobel ...

Official Website: www.boscobelwisconsin.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boscobel had an population of 3,130 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.72% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 3,047 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Boscobel ...

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

  • Fennimore [Grant County]
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    • Fennimore [Grant County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Boscobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,469 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fennimore
  • Muscoda [Grant County]
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    • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Boscobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,236 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
  • Highland [Iowa County]
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    • Highland [Iowa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Boscobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
  • Wauzeka [Crawford County]
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    • Wauzeka [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Boscobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauzeka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauzeka
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montfort [Grant County]
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      • Montfort [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Boscobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
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    • Avoca [Iowa County]
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      • Avoca [Iowa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Boscobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avoca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
    • Soldiers Grove [Crawford County]
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      • Soldiers Grove [Crawford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Boscobel
      • 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.
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    • Gays Mills [Crawford County]
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      • Gays Mills [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Boscobel
      • 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.
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    • Blue River [Grant County]
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      • Blue River [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Boscobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 418 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue River
    • Eastman [Crawford County]
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      • Eastman [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Boscobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastman

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Boscobel.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boscobel. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Boscobel.

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.

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.

Adding Boscobel to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Grant County

About Wisconsin

The official website for Boscobel: www.boscobelwisconsin.com/

The official website for Grant County: www.grantcounty.org/

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 Grant, 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 Boscobel.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boscobel - 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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoscobelOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Boscobel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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