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Welcome to Cross Plains ...

The village of Cross Plains is located in Dane County.

The location of Cross Plains has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Cross Plains: Cross Plns.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cross Plains has a population of 4,241 people<2> (see below for details).

Cross Plains is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cross Plains is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 3,084 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cross Plains had an population of 4,241 people. This is an increase of 19.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 37.52% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cross Plains.

Communities near Cross Plains ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cross Plains and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
DeForest   [Map]   10,340   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fitchburg   [Map]   29,485   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   255,214   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
McFarland   [Map]   8,449   E   18 miles [29 km]
Middleton   [Map]   19,660   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Monona   [Map]   8,104   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cross Plains.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cross Plains. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cross Plains.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cross Plains:

Websites for Cross Plains ...

Official Website: www.cross-plains.wi.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cross Plains ...

Looking for more information about Cross Plains? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Dane County

About Wisconsin

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cross Plains.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cross Plains - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cross Plains) 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 Cross Plains. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cross Plains

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cross Plains. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1139, Longitude: -89.6462     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cross Plains have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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