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West Prairie, Wisconsin
(Trempealeau County)

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The location of West Prairie

Welcome to West Prairie ...

West Prairie is located in Trempealeau County.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Prairie: W. Prairie

West Prairie is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near West Prairie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Prairie and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Goodview (MN)   [Map]   4,109   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
La Crescent (MN)   [Map]   5,028   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winona (MN)   [Map]   26,928   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Arcadia   [Map]   1,812   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arcadia   [Map]   3,050   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Campbell   [Map]   4,362   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named West Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named West Prairie: This one is located in Trempealeau County and the other is located in Vernon County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named West Prairie - they are located in and Missouri.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Prairie.

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 Prairie. 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 Prairie. 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 Prairie.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Prairie ...

Looking for more information about West Prairie? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Prairie - 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Prairie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0641, Longitude: -91.5157     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Prairie.

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