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Welcome to West Baraboo ...

The village of West Baraboo is located in Sauk County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Baraboo: W. Baraboo

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Baraboo has a population of 1,421 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

The area code for West Baraboo: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Baraboo had an population of 1,421 people. This is an increase of 0.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Baraboo had a population of 1,414 people. This makes West Baraboo the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of West Baraboo represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 625th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,414 people, the population of West Baraboo increased 13.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,248 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Baraboo.

Communities near West Baraboo ...

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

  • Portage [Columbia County]
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    • Portage [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of West Baraboo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,381 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Reedsburg [Sauk County]
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    • Reedsburg [Sauk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of West Baraboo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County]
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    • Prairie du Sac village [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of West Baraboo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,426 people
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  • Sauk City [Sauk County]
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    • Sauk City [Sauk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of West Baraboo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,498 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sauk City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lodi [Columbia County]
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      • Lodi [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of West Baraboo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County]
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      • Wisconsin Dells [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of West Baraboo
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of West Baraboo
      • 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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    • Poynette [Columbia County]
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      • Poynette [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of West Baraboo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poynette 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of West Baraboo
      • 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.
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    • North Freedom [Sauk County]
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      • North Freedom [Sauk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of West Baraboo
      • 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.
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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 West Baraboo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Baraboo.

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

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

Mentions & References for West Baraboo

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Sauk County

About Wisconsin

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Baraboo. 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 West Baraboo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Baraboo - 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- West Baraboo) 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 West Baraboo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West BarabooOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Baraboo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4758, Longitude: -89.7682       In this case, the coordinates for West Baraboo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

 

 

 

 

 


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