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Brown County, created in 1818 from Michigan Territory, is named after Major General Jacob Brown, commanding general of the US Army from 1815-1828. Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Green Bay.

Land Area 528.68 sq miles
Water Area 86.75 sq miles
Elevation 594 ft at Green Bay
Number of Lakes 22
Area in Lakes 170 acres (.27 sq miles)
Rivers Branch, East, Fox, Neshota, Suamico
Major Watershed Lake Michigan
Geographical Province Eastern Ridges and Lowland
Natural Vegetation Mostly forests of maple, hemlock and yellow birch. Small area of jack pine and prairie grasses next to black spruce, tamarack, and cedar to the east of Green Bay.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
70,249
158,244
175,280
194,594
226,778
 
Border Counties  
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East:
South:
West:
Oconto County, Lake Michigan
Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County
Manitowoc County, Calumet County
Outagamie County

Brown County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.brown.wi.us
County Administrator Brown County Executive
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920-448-4001
E-mail
Board of Supervisors Board of Supervisors
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
Northern Building, Rm 120
305 E Walnut St
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-4016
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts
Brown County Courthouse,Lower Level
100 S Jefferson St
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-4155
County Sheriff Brown County Sheriff
Law Enforcement Center, 1st Floor
300 East Walnut Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-4222
Health Department Health Department
610 S Broadway
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920-448-6400
Highway Department Highway Department
2198 Glendale Ave
Green Bay, WI 54303
Phone: 920-492-4925
County Parks Park Department
Northern Building, Rm 304
305 East Walnut Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-4466
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
305 E Walnut St, Rm 260
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920-448-4470
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Brown County
1150 Bellevue St
Green Bay, WI 54302
Phone: 920-391-4610
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Denmark Community Business Assn.
PO Box 97
Denmark, WI 54208-0097
Phone: 920-863-2161
  Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau
1901 South Oneida St
PO Box 10596
Green Bay, WI 54307-0596
Phone: 920-494-9507
Toll Free: 888-867-3342
  Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1660
Green Bay, WI 54305-1660
Phone: 920-437-8704
  Pulaski Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 401
Pulaski, WI 54162
Phone: 920-822-4400

Historical and Genealogical Societies Ashwaubenon Historical Society
PO Box 28081
Green Bay, WI 54324
Phone: 920-336-9667
  Bay Area Genealogical Society
PO Box 283
Green Bay, WI 54305
  Brown County Historical Society
PO Box 1411
Green Bay, WI 54305-1411
Phone: 920-437-1840
  DePere Historical Society
403 N Broadway
DePere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-336-3877
  Fox River Watch
Clean Water Action Council
1270 Main Street, Suite 120
Green Bay, WI 54302
Phone: 920-437-7304
E-mail
  Fox/ Wolf Environmental History Project
PO Box 1161
Green Bay, WI 54305
Phone: 920-433-1630
  Pulaski Area Historical Society
129 W Pulaski St
Pulaski, WI 54162
Phone: 920-822-3961
  Society of Automotive Historians
3765 Spring Green Rd
Green Bay, WI 54313-7565
Phone: 920-865-4004
  WIGenWebProject, Brown County

Brown County - Nicolet Federated Library System www.nfls.lib.wi.us | Brown County Library System
Brown County Library
515 Pine Street
Green Bay 54301
920-448-4400

Brown County Library - Ashwaubenon Branch
1060 Orlando Drive
Green Bay 54304
920-492-4913

Brown County Library - Denmark Branch
450 North Wall Street
Denmark 54208
920-863-6613
Brown County Library - East Branch
2255 Main Street
Green Bay 54302
920-391-4600

Brown County Library - Kress Family Library
333 N Broadway
De Pere 54115
920-448-4407

Brown County Library - Pulaski Branch
222 West Pulaski Street
Pulaski 54162
920-822-3220
Brown County Library - Southwest Branch
974 Ninth Street
Green Bay 54304
920-492-4910

Brown County Library - Weyers-Hilliard Branch
2680 Riverview Drive
Green Bay 54313
920-448-4405

Brown County Library - Wrightstown Branch
615 Main Street
Wrightstown 54180
920-532-4011
Brown County - Nicolet Federated Library System www.nfls.lib.wi.us
Oneida Community Library
201 Elm Street
PO Box 365
Oneida 54155
920-869-2210

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