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Welcome to Hillsboro ...

The city of Hillsboro is located in Vernon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hillsboro has a population of 1,395 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hillsboro is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hillsboro lies within the (608) area code.

The ZIP code for Hillsboro: 54634<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hillsboro had an population of 1,395 people. This is a decrease of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hillsboro had a population of 1,417 people. This makes Hillsboro the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hillsboro represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 622nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,417 people, the population of Hillsboro increased 8.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,302 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hillsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Hillsboro - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hillsboro ...

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

  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsburg
  • Mauston [Juneau County]
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    • Mauston [Juneau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,358 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauston
  • New Lisbon [Juneau County]
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    • New Lisbon [Juneau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,547 people
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  • Elroy [Juneau County]
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    • Elroy [Juneau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elroy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wonewoc [Juneau County]
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      • Wonewoc [Juneau County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 789 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wonewoc have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • La Farge [Vernon County]
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      • La Farge [Vernon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Farge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Viola [Richland County]
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      • Viola [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viola have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Norwalk [Monroe County]
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      • Norwalk [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 633 people
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    • Camp Douglas [Juneau County]
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      • Camp Douglas [Juneau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
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    • Ontario [Vernon County]
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      • Ontario [Vernon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ontario have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ontario

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

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

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

Adding Hillsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Vernon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillsboro. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hillsboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsboro - 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 Hillsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hillsboro 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 '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- Hillsboro) 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 Hillsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HillsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6526, Longitude: -90.3425    
<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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