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Welcome to Shullsburg ...

The city of Shullsburg is located in Lafayette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shullsburg has a population of 1,194 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Shullsburg is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Shullsburg: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shullsburg had an population of 1,194 people. This is a decrease of 2.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shullsburg had a population of 1,226 people (or 7.28% of the total population of Lafayette County). This makes Shullsburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Shullsburg represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 719th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,226 people, the population of Shullsburg decreased 1.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,246 people).

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

Communities near Shullsburg ...

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

  • Platteville [Grant County]
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    • Platteville [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Shullsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,650 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platteville
  • Galena [Jo Daviess County]
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    • Galena [Jo Daviess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Shullsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,151 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena<6>
  • Darlington [Lafayette County]
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    • Darlington [Lafayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Shullsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jamestown [Grant County]
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    • Jamestown [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Shullsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cuba City [Grant County]
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      • Cuba City [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Shullsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stockton [Jo Daviess County]
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      • Stockton [Jo Daviess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Shullsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<6>
    • Platteville [Grant County]
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      • Platteville [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Shullsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,470 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Warren [Jo Daviess County]
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      • Warren [Jo Daviess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Shullsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<6>
    • Hazel Green [Grant County]
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      • Hazel Green [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Shullsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hazel Green [Grant County]
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      • Hazel Green [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Shullsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Green

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shullsburg. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Shullsburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shullsburg ...

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

Adding Shullsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shullsburg. 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 Lafayette, 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 Shullsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shullsburg - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shullsburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shullsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShullsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shullsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5731, Longitude: -90.2315       In this case, the coordinates for Shullsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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