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Buffalo County, created in 1853 from Trempealeau County, is named after the Buffalo River. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Alma.

Land Area 684.47 sq miles
Water Area 25.11 sq miles
Elevation 687 ft at Alma
Number of Lakes 8
Area in Lakes 196 acres (.31 sq miles)
Rivers Mississippi, Buffalo, Chippewa, Trempealeau
Major Watershed Mississsippi River
Geographical Province Western Upland
Natural Vegetation Mostly oak savanna (bur oak, white oak and bluestem). Northeast: white, black, and red oaks. Along the Mississippi River: willows, soft maple, and ash.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
15,330
13,743
14,309
13,584
13,804
 
Border Counties  
North:
East:
South:
West:
Pepin County, Eau Claire County
Trempealeau County
Mississippi River (Minnesota)
Pepin County, Mississippi River (Minnesota)

Buffalo County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.buffalocounty.com
County Administrator County Administrator
PO Box 494
Alma,WI 54610-0494
Phone: 608-685-6234
E-mail
Board of Supervisors County Board
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 58
Alma, WI 54610-0058
Phone: 608-685-6206
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts
PO Box 68
Alma, WI 54610-0068
Phone: 608-685-6212
E-mail
County Sheriff Sheriff
PO Box 396
Alma, WI 54610-0396
Phone: 608-685-6270
E-mail
Health Department Health and Human Services
PO Box 517
Alma, WI 54610
Phone: 608-685-4412
E-mail
Highway Department Highway Department
PO Box 332
Alma, WI 54610-0332
Phone: 608-685-6226
E-mail
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 28
Alma, WI 54610-0028
Phone: 608-685-6230
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Buffalo County
PO Box 276
Alma, WI 54610-0276
Phone: 608-685-6256
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 202
Alma, WI 54610
Phone: 608-685-4442
  Alma City Visitors Information
PO Box 277
Alma, WI 54610-0277
Phone: 608-685-3330
  Buffalo County Visitors Information
PO Box 58
Alma, WI 54610-0058
Phone: 608-685-6209
  Mondovi Business Association
PO Box 25
Mondovi, WI 54755-0025
Phone: 715-926-3866

Historical and Genealogical Societies Alma Historical Society
505 S 2nd St
Alma, WI 54610
Phone: 608-685-4975
  Buffalo County Historical Society
PO Box 87
Alma, WI 54610-0087
Phone: 608-685-6290
  Fountain City Area Historical Society
PO Box 114
Fountain City, WI 54629
Phone: 608-687-4500
  Mondovi Area Historical Society
250 S Washington St
Mondovi, WI 54755
Phone: 715-826-5377
  WIGenWebProject, Buffalo County

Buffalo County - Winding Rivers Library System
Alma Public Library
312 N Main St
Alma 54610
608-685-3823
Mondovi Public Library
146 West Hudson Street
Mondovi 54755
715-264-4403
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