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West Baraboo, Wisconsin

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Welcome to West Baraboo ...

The village of West Baraboo is located in Sauk County.

A typical abbreviation for West Baraboo: W. Baraboo

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, West Baraboo has a population of 1,442 people<1> (see below for details).

West Baraboo is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

West Baraboo is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, West Baraboo had an population of 1,442 people. This is an increase of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near West Baraboo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Lake Delton   [Map]   2,974   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lodi   [Map]   3,306   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lodi   [Map]   3,059   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pacific   [Map]   2,734   E   18 miles [29 km]
Portage   [Map]   10,365   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Poynette   [Map]   2,498   E   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Baraboo.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Baraboo. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Baraboo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for West Baraboo:

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) West Baraboo. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Baraboo.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Baraboo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from West Baraboo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Baraboo) 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 West Baraboo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Baraboo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Baraboo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4758, Longitude: -89.7682     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Baraboo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for West Baraboo.