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Welcome to Tomah ...

The Town of Tomah is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Tomah has a population of 1,466 people<3> (see below for details).

Tomah is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Tomah is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tomah had an population of 1,466 people. This is an increase of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Tomah had a population of 1,400 people. This makes Tomah the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Tomah represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 630th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,400 people, the population of Tomah increased 17.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,194 people).

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

Communities near Tomah ...

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

  • Sparta [Monroe County]
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    • Sparta [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Tomah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,800 people
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  • Sparta [Monroe County]
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    • Sparta [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Tomah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,290 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • New Lisbon [Juneau County]
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    • New Lisbon [Juneau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Tomah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,547 people
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  • La Grange [Monroe County]
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    • La Grange [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Tomah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,063 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Angelo [Monroe County]
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      • Angelo [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Tomah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angelo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Byron [Monroe County]
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      • Byron [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Tomah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Elroy [Juneau County]
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      • Elroy [Juneau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tomah
      • 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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    • Leon [Monroe County]
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      • Leon [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Tomah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cashton [Monroe County]
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      • Cashton [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Tomah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wilton [Monroe County]
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      • Wilton [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Tomah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,067 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton 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 Tomah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tomah.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tomah ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Monroe County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.co.monroe.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 Monroe, 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 Tomah.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tomah - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Tomah) 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 Tomah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TomahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9369, Longitude: -90.4965       In this case, the coordinates for Tomah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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