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Welcome to Platteville ...
The location of Platteville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Platteville has a population of 12,116 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Platteville.
Platteville is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Platteville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Platteville is located in the (608) area code.
Websites for Platteville ...
Official Website: www.ci.platteville.wi.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Platteville had an population of 12,116 people. This is an increase of 7.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.29% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Platteville had a population of 11,224 people (or 21.92% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Platteville the county's most populous community.
The population of Platteville represents 0.2% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,224 people, the population of Platteville increased 12.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,989 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Platteville.
Communities Also Named Platteville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Platteville - they are located in Colorado, Iowa and Nebraska.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Platteville.
Communities near Platteville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Platteville.
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 Platteville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Platteville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Platteville. 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 Platteville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Platteville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Platteville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Platteville ...
Looking for more information about Platteville? 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 Platteville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Platteville.
Adding Platteville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Platteville 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 Platteville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Platteville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Platteville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Platteville: www.ci.platteville.wi.us/
The official website for Grant County: www.grantcounty.org/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022