RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Genoa, Wisconsin

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WI
Communities

















Welcome to Genoa ...

The village of Genoa is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Genoa has a population of 262 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Genoa is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Genoa lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Genoa had an population of 262 people. This is an increase of 3.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Genoa had a population of 253 people. This makes Genoa the county's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 253 people, the population of Genoa decreased 3.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 263 people).

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

Communities Also Named Genoa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Genoa - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Genoa ...

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

  • La Crosse [La Crosse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
    • La Crosse [La Crosse County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Genoa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,163 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
  • La Crescent [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crescent
    • La Crescent [Houston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Genoa
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crescent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crescent<6>
  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viroqua
    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Genoa
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viroqua
  • Caledonia [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
    • Caledonia [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Genoa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,754 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westby [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westby
      • Westby [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Genoa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westby
    • Lansing [Allamakee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Allamakee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Genoa
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<6>
    • Stoddard [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoddard
      • Stoddard [Vernon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Genoa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoddard
    • Coon Valley [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coon Valley
      • Coon Valley [Vernon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Genoa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 782 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coon Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coon Valley
    • Hokah [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokah
      • Hokah [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Genoa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokah<6>
    • Brownsville [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
      • Brownsville [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Genoa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Genoa ...

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

Adding Genoa to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Vernon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Genoa. 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 Vernon, 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 Genoa.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Genoa - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Genoa) 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 Genoa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GenoaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Genoa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5733, Longitude: -91.2260       In this case, the coordinates for Genoa 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022