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1890 Communities Near Westby ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Westby had a population of 216 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2016, Westby had a population of 2,271 people.

Avalanche   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Avalanche had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bloomingdale   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Bloomingdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cashton   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 249 people (with 1,101 people in 2016)
 - Cashton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chaseburg   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 144 people (with 304 people in 2016)
 - Chaseburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coon Valley   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 182 people (with 788 people in 2016)
 - Coon Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Esofea   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Esofea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fargo   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westby
 - Fargo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Folsom   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Westby
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kickapoo   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 653 people in 2016)
 - Kickapoo had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Farge   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westby
 - La Farge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 197 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty Pole   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Liberty Pole had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvina   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 88 people (with 104 people in 2016)
 - Melvina had a post office and railroad service
 
Middle Ridge   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Middle Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newry   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Newry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newton   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ontario   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 266 people (with 554 people in 2016)
 - Ontario had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portland   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 39 people (with 819 people in 2016)
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Purdy   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Purdy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Readstown   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 417 people in 2016)
 - Readstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockton   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Rockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ross   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Westby
 - Ross had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Marys   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Saint Marys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Springville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 135 people (with 672 people in 2016)
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viroqua   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westby
 - 1895 population of 1,270 people (with 4,395 people in 2016)
 - Viroqua had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Westby, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Westby. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westby) 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 Westby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6530, Longitude: -90.8574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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