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Welcome to Reedsburg ...

The city of Reedsburg is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reedsburg has a population of 9,535 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Reedsburg is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Reedsburg is within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reedsburg had an population of 9,535 people. This is an increase of 3.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reedsburg had a population of 9,200 people (which is 14.84% of the total population of Sauk County). This makes Reedsburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Reedsburg represents 0.16% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,200 people, the population of Reedsburg increased 17.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,827 people).

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

Communities Also Named Reedsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Reedsburg - they are located in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio.

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

Communities near Reedsburg ...

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

  • Baraboo [Sauk County]
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    • Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Reedsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baraboo
  • Mauston [Juneau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mauston
    • Mauston [Juneau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Reedsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,358 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauston
  • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County]
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    • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Reedsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,061 people
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  • Lake Delton [Sauk County]
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    • Lake Delton [Sauk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Reedsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Delton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Baraboo [Sauk County]
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      • West Baraboo [Sauk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Reedsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Baraboo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hillsboro [Vernon County]
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      • Hillsboro [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Reedsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,387 people
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    • Elroy [Juneau County]
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      • Elroy [Juneau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Reedsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elroy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wonewoc [Juneau County]
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      • Wonewoc [Juneau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Reedsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 789 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wonewoc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Plain [Sauk County]
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      • Plain [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Reedsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plain
    • North Freedom [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Freedom
      • North Freedom [Sauk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Reedsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 690 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Freedom

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Reedsburg. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Reedsburg.

Adding Reedsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sauk County: www.co.sauk.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 Sauk, 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 Reedsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reedsburg - 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' (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- Reedsburg) 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 Reedsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ReedsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reedsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5350, Longitude: -89.9990       In this case, the coordinates for Reedsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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