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Welcome to Cashton ...

The village of Cashton is located in Monroe County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Cashton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cashton has a population of 1,107 people<3> (see below for details).

Cashton is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cashton is within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cashton had an population of 1,107 people. This is an increase of 0.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cashton had a population of 1,102 people. This makes Cashton the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Cashton represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 795th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,102 people, the population of Cashton increased 9.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,005 people).

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

Communities near Cashton ...

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

  • Sparta
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
    • Sparta is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,800 people
  • West Salem
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Salem
    • West Salem is located in La Crosse County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,013 people
  • Viroqua
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Viroqua
    • Viroqua is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
  • Westby
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westby
    • Westby is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
  • Bangor
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bangor
    • Bangor is located in La Crosse County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,442 people
  • Coon Valley
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Coon Valley
    • Coon Valley is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 782 people
  • La Farge
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Farge
    • La Farge is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
  • Rockland
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
    • Rockland is located in La Crosse County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
  • Viola
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Viola
    • Viola is located in Richland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 665 people
  • Norwalk
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 633 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cashton ...

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

Adding Cashton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cashton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Cashton post office opened in 1880.

We also found Cashton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cashton.

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.co.monroe.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 Monroe, 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 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 Cashton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cashton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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