A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Cross Plains, Wisconsin
Welcome to Cross Plains ...
The location of Cross Plains has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Cross Plains: Cross Plns.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cross Plains has a population of 4,286 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cross Plains.
Cross Plains is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Cross Plains lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Cross Plains: (608)
Websites for Cross Plains ...
Official Website: www.cross-plains.wi.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cross Plains had an population of 4,286 people. This is an increase of 21.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cross Plains had a population of 3,538 people. This makes Cross Plains the county's 22nd most populous community.
The population of Cross Plains represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 248th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,538 people, the population of Cross Plains increased 14.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,084 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cross Plains.
Adding Cross Plains to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Cross Plains in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Cross Plains elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cross Plains on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Cross Plains ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Cross Plains - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cross Plains.
Communities near Cross Plains ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cross Plains.
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 Cross Plains. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cross Plains.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cross Plains. 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 Cross Plains.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cross Plains. See our Newspapers Page for Cross Plains.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cross Plains: www.cross-plains.wi.us/
The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Mar 2021