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Town of West Point, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of West Point

Welcome to West Point ...

The Town of West Point is located in Columbia County.

The location of West Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of West Point has a population of 1,970 people<2> (see below for details).

West Point is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of West Point had a population of 1,955 people. This makes West Point the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of West Point represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 456th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,955 people, the population of West Point increased 19.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,634 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 1,970 people. This is an increase of 0.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near West Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Point and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Baraboo   [Map]   12,164   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cross Plains   [Map]   4,241   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
DeForest   [Map]   10,340   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middleton   [Map]   6,236   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middleton   [Map]   19,660   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Portage   [Map]   10,473   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Point. If available, we provide a satellite 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 Point. 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 Point.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Columbia County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Point.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Point) 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 Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of West Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3261, Longitude: -89.6457     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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