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Welcome to Whitehall ...

The city of Whitehall is located in Trempealeau County<1> and is the County Seat for Trempealeau County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whitehall has a population of 1,563 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Whitehall is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitehall had an population of 1,563 people. This is an increase of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitehall had a population of 1,558 people (or 5.41% of the total population of Trempealeau County). This makes Whitehall the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Whitehall represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 557th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,558 people, the population of Whitehall decreased 5.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,651 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Whitehall.

Communities Also Named Whitehall ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Whitehall - they are located in Arkansas (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Whitehall ...

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

  • Arcadia [Trempealeau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Trempealeau County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Whitehall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Osseo [Trempealeau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osseo
    • Osseo [Trempealeau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Whitehall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osseo
  • Galesville [Trempealeau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galesville
    • Galesville [Trempealeau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Whitehall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,602 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galesville
  • Blair [Trempealeau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair
    • Blair [Trempealeau County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitehall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,330 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blair
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Independence [Trempealeau County]
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      • Independence [Trempealeau County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Whitehall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Strum [Trempealeau County]
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      • Strum [Trempealeau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Whitehall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,071 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strum
    • Eleva [Trempealeau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleva
      • Eleva [Trempealeau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Whitehall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleva
    • Ettrick [Trempealeau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ettrick
      • Ettrick [Trempealeau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Whitehall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ettrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ettrick
    • Taylor [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Whitehall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Hixton [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hixton
      • Hixton [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Whitehall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hixton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hixton

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 Whitehall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitehall.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whitehall. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Whitehall.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitehall ...

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

Adding Whitehall to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Whitehall in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Whitehall was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Whitehall on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Trempealeau County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Trempealeau County: www.tremplocounty.com/

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 Trempealeau, 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 Whitehall.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitehall - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitehall) 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 Whitehall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitehallOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitehall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3658, Longitude: -91.3138       In this case, the coordinates for Whitehall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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