Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin

Viroqua: City in and county seat of Vernon County, Wisconsin


Viroqua is a city located in the county of Vernon in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,718 and a population density of 169 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,832 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1843.

Quick Facts about Viroqua

Population : 1,832 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Vernon County
Postal code : 54665
Phone Area Codes : 608
Area : 10.18 km2
Altitude : 1,266 feet / 386 meters
Capital city : Viroqua is capital of Vernon County
Establishment : January 01, 1844 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:03:33 (1st February 2023)
Density : 180 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.22% (2010-2020)
Viroqua locator map
Location of Viroqua on Wisconsin map.
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Viroqua is located at 43°33'25"N 90°53'19"W (43.5569200, -90.8887400).

Viroqua map


The population of Viroqua increased by 6.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,718 - census
2011 1,735 0.98% estimation process
2012 1,749 0.8% estimation process
2013 1,760 0.62% estimation process
2014 1,774 0.79% estimation process
2015 1,796 1.22% estimation process
2016 1,818 1.21% estimation process
2017 1,835 0.93% estimation process
2018 1,836 0.05% estimation process
2019 1,838 0.11% estimation process
2020 1,832 -0.33% estimation process

Viroqua zip code is 54665. County name: Vernon, County fips: 55123

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People born in Viroqua (9)

People born in Viroqua, including musician and record producer Butch Vig, astronaut Mark C. Lee, politician James Gillett, .


  • Chris Mulkey (American actor) he was born in 03/05/1948
  • Amos Fries (Second chief of the United States Army's Chemical Warfare Service) he was born in 17/03/1873
  • John Field (American football player and coach (1886-1979)) he was born in 26/09/1886
  • William V. Weber (American politician) he was born in 09/11/1901
  • Irwin H. Dregne (Colonel in the United States Air Force) he was born in 02/01/1917
  • Loren Oldenburg (21st century American politician, Wisconsin State Assembly) he was born in 01/01/1965

Schools in Viroqua

College & universities near Viroqua, WI

Code Name City ZIP
240107 Viterbo University La Crosse (WI) 54601-8804

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Viroqua, WI

Code Name Address Type
LSE La Crosse St. Andrew and Caledonia Streets RAIL
TOH Tomah North Superior Ave. and Washington St. RAIL
WIN Winona station 65 East Mark Street RAIL
WDL Wisconsin Dells Superior and La Crosse Sts. RAIL
POG Portage 400 West Oneida Street RAIL

Post offices near Viroqua

Post Office Name City ZIP
Viroqua Post Office Viroqua (WI) 54665

Other cities in Vernon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Vernon County , WI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Westby 2,254 Town of the United States
Springville 1,314 Civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin
Hillsboro 836 City in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States
Stoddard 831 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin
Genoa 794 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States
Co on Valley 782 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States
La Farge 763 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin
Greenwood 635 Town in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States
Pleasant Valley 563 Human settlement in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Ontario 561 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States
Readstown 414 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin
Liberty 292 Human settlement in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Chaseburg 291 Village in Vernon County, Wisconsin
Viola 222 Village in Wisconsin, United States
De Soto 181 Village in Vernon and Crawford Counties, Wisconsin
Ross 127 Civil town in Forest County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Viroqua distances to largest Wisconsin cities