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Welcome to Mount Sterling ...

The village of Mount Sterling is located in Crawford County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Sterling: Mt. Sterling

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Sterling has a population of 198 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mount Sterling is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Mount Sterling: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Sterling had an population of 198 people. This is a decrease of 6.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Sterling had a population of 211 people. This makes Mount Sterling the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 211 people, the population of Mount Sterling decreased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 215 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Sterling.

Communities Also Named Mount Sterling ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Mount Sterling - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Utah.

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

Communities near Mount Sterling ...

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

  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Mount Sterling
    • 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
  • Boscobel [Grant County]
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    • Boscobel [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Sterling
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boscobel
  • Lansing [Allamakee County]
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    • Lansing [Allamakee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Mount Sterling
    • 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>
  • Wauzeka [Crawford County]
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    • Wauzeka [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Mount Sterling
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Viola [Richland County]
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      • Viola [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Sterling
      • 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
    • Soldiers Grove [Crawford County]
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      • Soldiers Grove [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Sterling
      • 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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    • Gays Mills [Crawford County]
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      • Gays Mills [Crawford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Mount Sterling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gays Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gays Mills
    • Readstown [Vernon County]
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      • Readstown [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Sterling
      • 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
    • Eastman [Crawford County]
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      • Eastman [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Sterling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastman
    • Harpers Ferry [Allamakee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harpers Ferry
      • Harpers Ferry [Allamakee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Sterling
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harpers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harpers Ferry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harpers Ferry<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Sterling ...

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

Adding Mount Sterling to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Sterling. 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 Mount Sterling.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Sterling - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Sterling) 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 Mount Sterling. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount SterlingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Sterling. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3144, Longitude: -90.9307       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Sterling 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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