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Welcome to Viroqua ...

The Town of Viroqua is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Viroqua has a population of 1,831 people<3> (see below for details).

Viroqua is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Viroqua had an population of 1,831 people. This is an increase of 6.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Viroqua had a population of 1,718 people (which is 5.77% of the total population of Vernon County). This makes Viroqua the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Viroqua represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 509th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,718 people, the population of Viroqua increased 10.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,560 people).

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

Communities near Viroqua ...

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

  • Westby [Vernon County]
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    • Westby [Vernon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Viroqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
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  • Greenfield [La Crosse County]
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    • Greenfield [La Crosse County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Viroqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,142 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clinton [Vernon County]
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    • Clinton [Vernon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Viroqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,446 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bergen [Vernon County]
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    • Bergen [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Viroqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,364 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jefferson [Vernon County]
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      • Jefferson [Vernon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Viroqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Franklin [Vernon County]
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      • Franklin [Vernon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Viroqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Viroqua
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Viroqua
      • 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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    • Hamburg [Vernon County]
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      • Hamburg [Vernon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Viroqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Christiana [Vernon County]
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      • Christiana [Vernon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Viroqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christiana 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 Viroqua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Viroqua.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Viroqua ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Viroqua. 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 Viroqua.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Viroqua - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Viroqua) 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 Viroqua. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ViroquaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viroqua. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5828, Longitude: -90.8462       In this case, the coordinates for Viroqua have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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