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Boscobel
Boscobel
Wisconsin
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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 bordered by the Town of Boscobel. Boscobel was the site of a stop along the now defunct Milwaukee Road, and is still served by the Wisconsin & Southern 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 Society for Creative Anachronism and American Civil War events in the summer.

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How did Wisconsin earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Wisconsin has a state sales tax of 5.00%. Of particular interest is that Wisconsin does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Wisconsin has an effective property tax rate of 1.95%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Wisconsin earned its state tax grade of C.

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