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Welcome to Purdy ...

Purdy is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

Purdy is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Purdy is located in the (608) area code.

Communities Also Named Purdy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Purdy - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Purdy ...

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

  • Shelby [La Crosse County]
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    • Shelby [La Crosse County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Purdy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,925 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Purdy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Westby [Vernon County]
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    • Westby [Vernon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Purdy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
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  • Greenfield [La Crosse County]
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    • Greenfield [La Crosse County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Purdy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,142 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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      • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Purdy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clinton [Vernon County]
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      • Clinton [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Purdy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,446 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bergen [Vernon County]
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      • Bergen [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Purdy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jefferson [Vernon County]
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      • Jefferson [Vernon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Purdy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Franklin [Vernon County]
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      • Franklin [Vernon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Purdy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Hamburg [Vernon County]
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      • Hamburg [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Purdy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Purdy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Purdy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Purdy ...

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

Adding Purdy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Purdy 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 Purdy was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Purdy on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Purdy. 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 Vernon, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Purdy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Purdy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Purdy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5169, Longitude: -91.0482       In this case, the coordinates for Purdy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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