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Wyeville, Wisconsin

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The location of Wyeville

Our Genealogy Helper for Wyeville ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Wyeville (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Wyeville. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Wyeville is located in Monroe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse & Vernon.

Below are the counties that are near Wyeville. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Wyeville:

Monroe     (The home county for Wyeville)
      Byron   [Map]   E   Less than 2 miles<1>
      Oakdale   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      La Grange   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Oakdale   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Scott   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Tomah   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Tomah   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Warrens   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Tunnel City   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Clifton   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Greenfield   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Adrian   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Monroe   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Strongs Prairie   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Quincy - Historic   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Quincy   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Adams   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Adams   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Big Flats   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Preston   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rome   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Easton   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Springville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Colburn   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Sherwood   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Washburn   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Levis   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dewhurst   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Grant   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lynn   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Granton   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Neillsville   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pine Valley   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hewett   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Lynxville   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Bear Bluff   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Knapp   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Millston   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      City Point   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Manchester   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Brockway   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Komensky   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Black River Falls   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Adams   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hatfield   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Irving   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Melrose   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Melrose   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cutler   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Orange   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Camp Douglas   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Hustler   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Kingston   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Clearfield   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Fountain   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Necedah   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      New Lisbon   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Necedah   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Finley   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Lisbon   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Plymouth   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
La Crosse
      Rockland   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Burns   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Washington   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      West Salem   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Saint Joseph   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hamilton   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Barre   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Greenfield   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Yuba   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bloom   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cazenovia   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Henrietta   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Westford   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bloom City   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Forest   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hub City   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Viola   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Woodland   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      La Valle   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      La Valle   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ironton   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dellona   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ironton   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Reedsburg   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Lime Ridge   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Reedsburg   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Ontario   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Forest   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Whitestown   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      White City   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Greenwood   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Union   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Stark   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Christiana   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      La Farge   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Webster   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Remington   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hiles   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Port Edwards   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Dexter   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Cranmoor   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Nekoosa   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cary   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pittsville   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Wood   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Saratoga   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Seneca   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hansen   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Port Edwards   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Wyeville, see our County-by-County Page for Wyeville.

Cemeteries Near Wyeville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wyeville.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Wyeville covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  ESE St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  E St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  S Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NW Dannavang Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Sorenson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Boyonton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Camp Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Warren Mills Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  W St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSE Clifton Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Wyeville ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 78 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wyeville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Wyeville, there are papers which were published within 29 miles [46.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Wyeville.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've 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. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<2>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Wyeville had a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, Wyeville had a population of 143 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Wyeville, with the one closest to Wyeville listed first.

Valley Junction   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Valley Junction had a post office and railroad service
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 292 people in 2017)
 - Oakdale had a post office and railroad service
Tomah   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 2,199 people (with 9,369 people in 2017)
 - Tomah had a post office and railroad service
Norway Ridge   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Norway Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
Mather   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Mather had a post office and railroad service
Kirby   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wyeville
 - Kirby had a post office and no railroad service
Camp Douglas   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 624 people in 2017)
 - Camp Douglas had a post office and railroad service
Warrens   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wyeville
 - Warrens had railroad service and no post office
Tunnel City   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 116 people
 - Tunnel City had a post office and railroad service
Clifton   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Wyeville
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clifton had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Wyeville. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Wyeville in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites of Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Wyeville:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Wisconsin to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Juneau County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
La Crosse County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Richland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sauk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Vernon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries for Wisconsin, for Monroe County
Cemetery Junction:   $tmp803   $tmp803
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Wisconsin, for Monroe County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Wisconsin
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Wyeville ...

While our initial data about Wyeville came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Wyeville in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Wyeville.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Wyeville:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

We have found Wyeville in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Wyeville for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Wyeville. See our Misc Page for Wyeville for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Wisconsin

About Monroe County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wyeville) 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 Wyeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wyeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wyeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0277, Longitude: -90.3860     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wyeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Wyeville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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