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Around Prairie du Chien ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Platteville. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Prairie du Chien. Platteville has a population of 11,700 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Decorah (IA). It is located about 36 miles [ km] to the northwest of Prairie du Chien and has a population of 7,500 people.

For comparison, Prairie du Chien has a population of 5,500 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Prairie du Chien.<2>

  • Clayton [Clayton County]
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    • Clayton [Clayton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Prairie du Chien
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Harpers Ferry [Allamakee County]
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    • Harpers Ferry [Allamakee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Prairie du Chien
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harpers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harpers Ferry<4>
  • Marquette [Clayton County]
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    • Marquette [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Prairie du Chien
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marquette<4>
  • McGregor [Clayton County]
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    • McGregor [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Prairie du Chien
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McGregor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGregor<4>
  • Watson [Clayton County]
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    • Watson [Clayton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Prairie du Chien
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Waukon Junction [Allamakee County]
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    • Waukon Junction [Allamakee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Prairie du Chien
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    • Bagley [Grant County]
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      • Bagley [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Prairie du Chien
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bagley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bridgeport [Crawford County]
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      • Bridgeport [Crawford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Prairie du Chien
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bridgeport [Crawford County]
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      • Bridgeport [Crawford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Prairie du Chien
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    • Eastman [Crawford County]
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      • Eastman [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Prairie du Chien
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Eastman [Crawford County]
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      • Eastman [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Prairie du Chien
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Millville [Grant County]
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      • Millville [Grant County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Prairie du Chien
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County]
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      • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Prairie du Chien
      • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Chien
    • Wyalusing [Grant County]
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      • Wyalusing [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Prairie du Chien
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 350 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyalusing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wyalusing [Grant County]
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      • Wyalusing [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Prairie du Chien
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For more communities neighboring Prairie du Chien, please visit our County-by-County Page for Prairie du Chien.

Crawford County ...

Prairie du Chien is located in Crawford County<5> and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Crawford County: Allamakee (IA), Clayton (IA), Grant, Richland & Vernon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Prairie du Chien ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Prairie du Chien.

Airports Near Prairie du Chien ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Prairie du Chien and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Prairie du Chien.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Prairie du Chien. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prairie du Chien.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Prairie du Chien) 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 Prairie du Chien. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prairie du ChienOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prairie du Chien. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0491, Longitude: -91.1409    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Prairie du Chien), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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