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Trempealeau, Wisconsin
—  Village  —
Looking north at downtown Trempealeau
Location of Trempealeau, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°2′37″N 91°27′4″W / 44.04361°N 91.45111°W / 44.04361; -91.45111
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Trempealeau
 - Total 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 - Land 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation [1] 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,319
 - Density 1,014.6/sq mi (387.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-80500[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584291[1]
House built in the 1860s in Trempeleau

Trempealeau is a village in Trempealeau County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,319 at the 2000 census. The village is located within the Town of Trempealeau.


Land Forms

Trempealeau is very hilly and great for longboarding and dirt biking.


Trempealeau is located at 44°0′24″N 91°26′4″W / 44.00667°N 91.43444°W / 44.00667; -91.43444 (44.006906, -91.434572)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (6.25%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,319 people, 593 households, and 367 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,095.4 people per square mile (424.4/km²). There were 622 housing units at an average density of 516.6/sq mi (200.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.26% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 593 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,422, and the median income for a family was $44,792. Males had a median income of $30,881 versus $22,708 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,465. About 3.8% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

In popular culture

Trempealeau is featured prominently in the album and song The Trempealeau Hotel released in 1985 by Eddie Allen.



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