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Welcome to Preston ...

The Town of Preston is located in Adams County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Preston has a population of 1,384 people<3> (see below for details).

Preston is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Preston lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Preston had an population of 1,384 people. This is a decrease of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Preston had a population of 1,393 people (or 6.67% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Preston the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Preston represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 635th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,393 people, the population of Preston increased 2.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,360 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Preston.

Communities Also Named Preston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Preston: This one is located in Adams County and the other is located in Trempealeau County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Preston - they are located in Connecticut and New York.

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

Communities near Preston ...

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

  • Saratoga [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga
    • Saratoga [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
  • Rome [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome [Adams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,784 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
  • Necedah [Juneau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necedah
    • Necedah [Juneau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Necedah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necedah
  • New Chester [Adams County]
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    • New Chester [Adams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,972 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Chester
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adams [Adams County]
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      • Adams [Adams County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
    • Germantown [Juneau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
      • Germantown [Juneau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,752 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Adams [Adams County]
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      • Adams [Adams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
    • Springville [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springville
      • Springville [Adams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Westfield [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Marquette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Quincy [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
      • Quincy [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quincy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Adams County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.wi.us/

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 Adams, 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 Preston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Preston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Preston) 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 Preston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PrestonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Preston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0225, Longitude: -89.7751       In this case, the coordinates for Preston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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