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Welcome to Coon Valley ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Coon Valley: Coon Vly. (or less commonly used: Coon Vally. or Coon Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coon Valley has a population of 788 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Coon Valley is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Coon Valley is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coon Valley had an population of 788 people. This is an increase of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coon Valley had a population of 765 people. This makes Coon Valley the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Coon Valley represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 765 people, the population of Coon Valley increased 7.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 714 people).

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

Communities near Coon Valley ...

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

  • La Crosse [La Crosse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
    • La Crosse [La Crosse County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon Valley
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon Valley
    • 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 Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,800 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
  • La Crescent [Houston County]
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    • La Crescent [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Coon Valley
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Salem [La Crosse County]
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      • West Salem [La Crosse County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Coon Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,013 people
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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      • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Coon Valley
      • 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
    • Westby [Vernon County]
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      • Westby [Vernon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Coon Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westby
    • Bangor [La Crosse County]
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      • Bangor [La Crosse County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Coon Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,442 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Bangor
    • Cashton [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cashton
      • Cashton [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Coon Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cashton
    • Stoddard [Vernon County]
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      • Stoddard [Vernon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Coon Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoddard

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coon Valley ...

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

Adding Coon Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Vernon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Coon Valley. 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 Valley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coon Valley - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coon Valley) 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 Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coon ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coon Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7016, Longitude: -91.0104       In this case, the coordinates for Coon Valley 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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