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Welcome to Platteville ...

The city of Platteville is located in Grant County<1>.

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 12,087 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The telephone area code for Platteville: (608)

Websites for Platteville ...

Official Website: www.ci.platteville.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Platteville had an population of 12,087 people. This is an increase of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21% 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.

  • Dubuque [Dubuque County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dubuque
    • Dubuque [Dubuque County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Platteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,882 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dubuque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dubuque<6>
  • Lancaster [Grant County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Grant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Platteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,701 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
  • Mineral Point [Iowa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Point
    • Mineral Point [Iowa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Platteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Point
  • Fennimore [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fennimore
    • Fennimore [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Platteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,456 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fennimore
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Darlington [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
      • Darlington [Lafayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Platteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
    • Jamestown [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Platteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Cuba City [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba City
      • Cuba City [Grant County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Platteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba City
    • East Dubuque [Jo Daviess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Dubuque have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Dubuque
      • East Dubuque [Jo Daviess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Platteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Dubuque
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Dubuque<6>
    • Hazel Green [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Green
      • Hazel Green [Grant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Platteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Green
    • Shullsburg [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shullsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shullsburg
      • Shullsburg [Lafayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Platteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,193 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shullsburg

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.

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About Grant County

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Grant, 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 Platteville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Platteville - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Platteville) 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 Platteville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Platteville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Platteville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7353, Longitude: -90.4771       In this case, the coordinates for Platteville 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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