Place:Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin, United States

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NameBoscobel
TypeCity
Coordinates43.136°N 90.704°W
Located inGrant, Wisconsin, United States
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Boscobel is a city in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,231 at the 2010 census. Approximately 0.6 mi. (1 km) to the north of the city, across a riparian swamp, is the Wisconsin River. U.S. Route 61 crosses the Wisconsin River at Boscobel. To the south, the city is surrounded by the town of Boscobel. Boscobel is the site of a stop along the now defunct Wisconsin Western Railroad. It is also the site of the Wisconsin Secure Program Facility (WSPF), a Wisconsin Department of Corrections prison for men. Businesses include the historic Central House Hotel, the birthplace of Gideons International.

Boscobel calls itself the wild turkey hunting capital of Wisconsin. It hosts several living history and re-enactment events each year, including large Society for Creative Anachronism and American Civil War events in the summer.

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