Vernon County

Vernon County
Town of Coon Valley, Vernon County; Photographer: Madilyn Lovstad
County Seat: Viroqua

Courthouse Annex

City: Viroqua
Zip: 54665
Phone: 608-537-5380
Land Area: 795.0 sq. miles
Elevation: 1,160 ft. at Viroqua; 1,220 ft. at Mount Pisgah in Wildcat Mountain State Park
Number of Lakes: 57
Area in Lakes: 256 acres (0.4 sq. miles)
Rivers: Bad Axe, Baraboo, Kickapoo, Little Baraboo, Mississippi, Pine
Major Watershed: Mississippi River (West), Wisconsin River (East)
Geographical Province: Western Upland

Western half: Oak savanna. Along the Mississippi River: Willow, soft maple and ash. Eastern half: Sugar maple, basswood and elm. Southern border and Central: Areas of prairie bluestem and composts.


1930: 28,537
1970: 24,557
1980: 25,642
1990: 25,617
2000: 28,056
2010: 29,773
2020: 30,714

WCA District: Western

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