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Welcome to Galesville ...

The city of Galesville is located in Trempealeau County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Galesville has a population of 1,594 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Galesville is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Galesville had an population of 1,594 people. This is an increase of 7.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Galesville had a population of 1,481 people (or 5.14% of the total population of Trempealeau County). This makes Galesville the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Galesville represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 589th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,481 people, the population of Galesville increased 3.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,427 people).

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

Communities Also Named Galesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Galesville - they are located in Illinois, Maryland and Oregon.

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

Communities near Galesville ...

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

  • La Crosse [La Crosse County]
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    • La Crosse [La Crosse County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Galesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,163 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
  • Winona [Winona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Winona County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Galesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<5>
  • Onalaska [La Crosse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onalaska
    • Onalaska [La Crosse County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Galesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onalaska have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onalaska
  • Holmen [La Crosse County]
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    • Holmen [La Crosse County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Galesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,368 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holmen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holmen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Onalaska [La Crosse County]
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      • Onalaska [La Crosse County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Galesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onalaska have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onalaska
    • La Crescent [Houston County]
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      • La Crescent [Houston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Galesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crescent have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crescent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crescent<5>
    • West Salem [La Crosse County]
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      • West Salem [La Crosse County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Galesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Salem
    • Campbell [La Crosse County]
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      • Campbell [La Crosse County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Galesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
    • Goodview [Winona County]
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      • Goodview [Winona County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Galesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodview have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodview
    • Holland [La Crosse County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [La Crosse County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Galesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,886 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Galesville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Galesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galesville ...

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

Adding Galesville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Galesville 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 Galesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Trempealeau County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Trempealeau County: www.tremplocounty.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 Trempealeau, 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 Galesville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Galesville) 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 Galesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GalesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0835, Longitude: -91.3517    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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