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Welcome to Coon ...

The Town of Coon is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Coon has a population of 761 people<3> (see below for details).

Coon is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Coon lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coon had an population of 761 people. This is an increase of 4.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Coon had a population of 728 people. This makes Coon the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Coon represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 728 people, the population of Coon increased 6.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 683 people).

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

Communities near Coon ...

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

  • La Crosse [La Crosse County]
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    • La Crosse [La Crosse County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,163 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
  • Onalaska [La Crosse County]
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    • Onalaska [La Crosse County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onalaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onalaska
  • Sparta [Monroe County]
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    • Sparta [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Coon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,800 people
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  • La Crescent [Houston County]
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    • La Crescent [Houston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crescent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crescent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crescent<6>
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    • West Salem [La Crosse County]
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      • West Salem [La Crosse County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Coon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,013 people
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    • Shelby [La Crosse County]
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      • Shelby [La Crosse County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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      • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Coon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Viroqua
    • Hamilton [La Crosse County]
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      • Hamilton [La Crosse County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Coon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Westby [Vernon County]
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      • Westby [Vernon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Coon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
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    • Greenfield [La Crosse County]
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      • Greenfield [La Crosse County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coon ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Vernon, 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 Coon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coon - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coon) 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 Coon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CoonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6808, Longitude: -90.9718       In this case, the coordinates for Coon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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