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Gays Mills
Crawford County, Wisconsin


The Apple Capital Of Wisconsin...Come See It!

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.


Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Gays Mills is approximately 578 (1990), 491 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 267 (1990), 226 (2010).
The amount of land area in Gays Mills is 11.908 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.068 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gays Mills to Washington DC is 818 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gays Mills is positioned 43.32 degrees north of the equator and 90.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the Kickapoo Valley of southwestern Wisconsin. Here is a map page for Gays Mills
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page
An excerpt from the above page on the naming of the Village:
"In the year of 1847, James B. Gay, a civil engineer and a native of Indiana, journeyed to the unsettled Kickapoo Valley in southwestern Wisconsin....." Later, "James B. Gay persuaded his brothers, John M. Gay and Thomas W. Gay, to come to the valley and help him in his business. Then in 1865, John M. Gay built the first flour mill just south of the saw mill." The Village was named to honor James B. Gay.
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The Spring Festival
"A Festival Commemorating the Traditions of the Valley" held in May each year

The Apple Festival
Always the last full weekend in September
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Gays Mills City Government

Village of Gays Mills
212 Main Street
PO Box 325
Gays Mills, WI 54631
Phone: (608) 735-4341
FAX: (608) 735-4328

Gays Mills Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
212 Main St.
PO Box 325
Gays Mills WI 54631
Phone: 608-735-4341
Fax: 608-735-4328

Gays Mills Community Events

Community Events in Gays Mills.

Gays Mills Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
212 Main St.
PO Box 325
Gays Mills WI 54631
Phone: 608-735-4341
Fax: 608-735-4328

Gays Mills Libraries

Gays Mills Public Library
205 Main Street
PO Box 215
Gays Mills, Wisconsin 54631
Phone: 608-735-4331
Hours: Mon 6-9pm, Tues 6:30-8:30pm, Wed 9am-2pm, Fri 3-6pm, Sat 9am -1pm
librarian: Mara Otis (8-2001)

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