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

The community of Viroqua is the Seat for Vernon County.

Vernon County was founded in 1851. Vernon was created by taking area from Richland and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Vernon had a population of 29,324 people. This is an increase of 4.52% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,056 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Vernon represented 0.52% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 43rd most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201029,773+6.12%+1.53% since 2009
200929,324+4.52%+0.87% since 2008
200829,072+3.62%+0.28% since 2007
200028,056The Last Census

More information can be found on the Vernon County Census Page for Vernon County.


Below are some of the communities located in Vernon County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Vernon County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Viroqua   4,2974,3350.88% decrease  
Westby   2,1282,0454.06% increase  
Viroqua   1,6951,5608.65% increase  
Clinton   1,4721,3548.71% increase  
Bergen   1,3761,3174.48% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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