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Welcome to Readstown ...

The village of Readstown is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Readstown has a population of 418 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Readstown.

Readstown is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Readstown lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Readstown had an population of 418 people. This is an increase of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Readstown had a population of 415 people. This makes Readstown the county's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 415 people, the population of Readstown increased 5.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 395 people).

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

Communities near Readstown ...

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

  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
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    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Readstown
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Readstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
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  • La Farge [Vernon County]
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    • La Farge [Vernon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Readstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Farge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Viola [Richland County]
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    • Viola [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Readstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 665 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gays Mills [Crawford County]
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      • Gays Mills [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Readstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gays Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mount Sterling [Crawford County]
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      • Mount Sterling [Crawford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Readstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Sterling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ferryville [Crawford County]
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      • Ferryville [Crawford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Readstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boaz [Richland County]
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      • Boaz [Richland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Readstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boaz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Steuben [Crawford County]
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      • Steuben [Crawford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Readstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 121 people
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    • Bell Center [Crawford County]
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      • Bell Center [Crawford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Readstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bell Center 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 Readstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Readstown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Readstown ...

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

Adding Readstown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Readstown on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

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About Wisconsin

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Readstown. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Readstown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Readstown - 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- Readstown) 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 Readstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ReadstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Readstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4489, Longitude: -90.7590       In this case, the coordinates for Readstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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