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Welcome to Petersburg ...

Petersburg is located in Crawford County<1>.

Petersburg is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Petersburg: (608)

Communities Also Named Petersburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 54 communities that are also named Petersburg - they are located in Alaska, California (2), Delaware, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (4), Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, North Carolina (3), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Petersburg ...

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

  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Petersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Petersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,134 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boscobel have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boscobel
  • Franklin [Vernon County]
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    • Franklin [Vernon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Petersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
  • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County]
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    • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Petersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,010 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie du Chien have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Chien
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seneca [Crawford County]
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      • Seneca [Crawford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Petersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Clayton [Crawford County]
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      • Clayton [Crawford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Petersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Muscoda [Grant County]
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      • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Petersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
    • Wauzeka [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wauzeka
      • Wauzeka [Crawford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Petersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauzeka have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauzeka
    • Eastman [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastman
      • Eastman [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Petersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastman
    • Freeman [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeman
      • Freeman [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Petersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeman

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Petersburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Crawford County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Petersburg. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Petersburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Petersburg) 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 Petersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PetersburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petersburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2720, Longitude: -90.8372    
<4>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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