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Welcome to Excelsior ...

The Town of Excelsior is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Excelsior has a population of 1,673 people<3> (see below for details).

Excelsior is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Excelsior is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Excelsior had an population of 1,673 people. This is an increase of 6.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Excelsior had a population of 1,575 people. This makes Excelsior the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Excelsior represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 552nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,575 people, the population of Excelsior increased 11.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,410 people).

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

Communities near Excelsior ...

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

  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,165 people
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  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
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    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,431 people
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  • Sauk City [Sauk County]
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    • Sauk City [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Excelsior
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,485 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sauk City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County]
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      • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,992 people
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    • Lake Delton [Sauk County]
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      • Lake Delton [Sauk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,987 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Delton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Delton [Sauk County]
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      • Delton [Sauk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,496 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Point [Columbia County]
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      • West Point [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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      • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baraboo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lemonweir [Juneau County]
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      • Lemonweir [Juneau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Excelsior
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemonweir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemonweir

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Sauk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Excelsior. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.wi.us/

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 Sauk, 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 Excelsior.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Excelsior - 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 from Point A (ie- Excelsior) 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 Excelsior. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Excelsior

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Excelsior. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5122, Longitude: -89.8998       In this case, the coordinates for Excelsior have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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