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Welcome to La Farge ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, La Farge has a population of 766 people<3> (see below for details).

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

La Farge is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

La Farge is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Farge had an population of 766 people. This is an increase of 2.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Farge had a population of 746 people. This makes La Farge the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of La Farge represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 746 people, the population of La Farge decreased 3.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 775 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Farge.

Communities near La Farge ...

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

  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of La Farge
    • 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
  • Westby [Vernon County]
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    • Westby [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of La Farge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
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  • Hillsboro [Vernon County]
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    • Hillsboro [Vernon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of La Farge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,387 people
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  • Cashton [Monroe County]
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    • Cashton [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of La Farge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Viola [Richland County]
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      • Viola [Richland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of La Farge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viola
    • Norwalk [Monroe County]
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      • Norwalk [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of La Farge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 633 people
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    • Ontario [Vernon County]
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      • Ontario [Vernon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of La Farge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ontario have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ontario
    • Soldiers Grove [Crawford County]
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      • Soldiers Grove [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of La Farge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soldiers Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wilton [Monroe County]
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      • Wilton [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of La Farge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Readstown [Vernon County]
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      • Readstown [Vernon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of La Farge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Readstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Readstown

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Farge. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for La Farge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Farge ...

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

Adding La Farge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Farge. 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 La Farge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Farge - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Farge) 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 La Farge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La FargeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Farge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5775, Longitude: -90.6382       In this case, the coordinates for La Farge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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