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Welcome to Fountain City ...

The city of Fountain City is located in Buffalo County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fountain City has a population of 841 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fountain City.

Fountain City is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Fountain City: 54629<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fountain City had an population of 841 people. This is a decrease of 2.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fountain City had a population of 859 people (or 6.32% of the total population of Buffalo County). This makes Fountain City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fountain City represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1012nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 859 people, the population of Fountain City decreased 12.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 983 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fountain City.

Communities Also Named Fountain City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fountain City - they are located in Indiana and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Fountain City ...

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

  • Winona [Winona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Winona County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<6>
  • Goodview [Winona County]
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    • Goodview [Winona County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Fountain City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodview
  • Arcadia [Trempealeau County]
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    • Arcadia [Trempealeau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Fountain City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Trempealeau [Trempealeau County]
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    • Trempealeau [Trempealeau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trempealeau have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Galesville [Trempealeau County]
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      • Galesville [Trempealeau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fountain City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galesville
    • Lewiston [Winona County]
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      • Lewiston [Winona County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Fountain City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<6>
    • Buffalo City [Buffalo County]
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      • Buffalo City [Buffalo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo City
    • Buffalo [Buffalo County]
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      • Buffalo [Buffalo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Stockton [Winona County]
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      • Stockton [Winona County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Fountain City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
    • Alma [Buffalo County]
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      • Alma [Buffalo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fountain City. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fountain City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain City ...

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

Adding Fountain City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fountain City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fountain City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fountain City on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fountain City on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Buffalo County

About Wisconsin

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

The official website for Buffalo County: www.buffalocounty.com/

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 Buffalo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fountain City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fountain City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fountain City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fountain City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fountain City) 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 Fountain City. 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 Fountain CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1310, Longitude: -91.7171    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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