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Welcome to Gays Mills ...

The village of Gays Mills is located in Crawford County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Gays Mills: Gays Mls. (or less commonly used: Gays Mlls.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Gays Mills for more information about variations on the name of Gays Mills.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gays Mills has a population of 508 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gays Mills is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gays Mills is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gays Mills had an population of 508 people. This is an increase of 3.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gays Mills had a population of 491 people. This makes Gays Mills the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 491 people, the population of Gays Mills decreased 21.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 625 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gays Mills.

Communities near Gays Mills ...

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

  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Gays Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Boscobel [Grant County]
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    • Boscobel [Grant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gays Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,134 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boscobel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Gays Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jefferson [Vernon County]
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    • Jefferson [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Gays Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Franklin [Vernon County]
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      • Franklin [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Gays Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lansing [Allamakee County]
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      • Lansing [Allamakee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Gays Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<6>
    • Seneca [Crawford County]
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      • Seneca [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Gays Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clayton [Crawford County]
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      • Clayton [Crawford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Gays Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wauzeka [Crawford County]
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      • Wauzeka [Crawford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Gays Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauzeka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Eastman [Crawford County]
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      • Eastman [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Gays Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Gays Mills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gays Mills.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gays Mills ...

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

Adding Gays Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gays Mills 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 Gays Mills was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Crawford, 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 Gays Mills.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gays Mills - 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- Gays Mills) 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 Gays Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gays MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gays Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3200, Longitude: -90.8504       In this case, the coordinates for Gays Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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