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Welcome to Elroy ...

The city of Elroy is located in Juneau County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Elroy has a population of 1,365 people<2> (see below for details).

Elroy is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Elroy is within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elroy had a population of 1,442 people (which is 5.41% of the total population of Juneau County). This makes Elroy the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Elroy represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 612nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,442 people, the population of Elroy decreased 8.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,578 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Elroy had an population of 1,365 people. This is a decrease of 5.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elroy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elroy and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Germantown   [Map]   1,622   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   1,402   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
La Valle   [Map]   1,369   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lemonweir   [Map]   1,714   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,394   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
New Lisbon   [Map]   2,507   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elroy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Elroy - they are located in Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elroy.

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 Elroy. 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 Elroy. 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 Elroy. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

Websites for Elroy ...

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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 Elroy.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elroy - 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 '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- Elroy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elroy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elroy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elroy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7427, Longitude: -90.2726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elroy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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