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Welcome to Union Center ...

The village of Union Center is located in Juneau County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Union Center, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Union Center: Union Ctr. (or less commonly used: Union Cen., Union Cent. or Union Cntr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union Center has a population of 192 people<2> (see below for details).

Union Center is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Union Center is within the (608) area code.

The ZIP code for Union Center: 53962<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union Center had an population of 192 people. This is a decrease of 4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union Center had a population of 200 people. This makes Union Center the county's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 200 people, the population of Union Center decreased 6.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 214 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Union Center.

Communities Also Named Union Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Union Center - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Union Center ...

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

  • Reedsburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsburg
    • Reedsburg is located in Sauk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,500 people
  • Mauston
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mauston
    • Mauston is located in Juneau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,358 people
  • New Lisbon
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lisbon
    • New Lisbon is located in Juneau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,547 people
  • Hillsboro
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,387 people
  • Elroy
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elroy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elroy
    • Elroy is located in Juneau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
  • Camp Douglas
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Douglas
    • Camp Douglas is located in Juneau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
  • Ontario
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ontario have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ontario
    • Ontario is located in Vernon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 561 people
  • Wilton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
    • Wilton is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 498 people
  • Lyndon Station
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon Station have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon Station
    • Lyndon Station is located in Juneau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 485 people
  • Kendall
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kendall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kendall
    • Kendall is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 472 people

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

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

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

Adding Union Center to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Union Center in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Union Center was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Union Center.

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

The official website for Juneau County: www.juneaucounty.com/

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 Juneau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union Center.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Union Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union Center or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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