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Burnett County, created in 1856 from Polk County, is named after state legislator Thomas P Burnett. Located in northwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Meenon (Siren).

Land Area 821.52 sq miles
Water Area 58.86 sq miles
Elevation 996 ft at Siren
Number of Lakes 509
Area in Lakes 31,258 acres (48.84 sq miles)
Rivers St Croix, Clam, Namekagon, Trade, Upper Tamarack, Wood, Yellow
Major Watershed St Croix River
Geographical Province Central Plains
Natural Vegetation Mostly pine barrens (jack pine and prairie grasses). Along the St Croix River: willows, soft maple, and ash. West: small areas of sedges, blue joint, and cordgrass. South: red and white pine and conifer swamp (black spruce, tamarack and cedar).
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
10,233
9,276
12,340
13,084
15,674
 
Border Counties  
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West:
Douglas County
Washburn County
Polk County, Barron County
St Croix River (Minnesota)

Burnett County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.burnettcounty.com
County Administrator Administration/Personnel Phone: 715-349-2181
Board of Supervisors County Board Chairman Phone: 715-349-2181
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
7410 Cty Rd K, #105
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: 715-349-2173
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Court Phone: 715-349-2147
County Sheriff Law Enforcement Phone: 715-349-2121
Health Department Health and Human Services Phone: 715-349-7600
Highway Department Highway Department Phone: 715-349-2285
County Parks County Forestry and Parks Phone: 715-349-2157
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
7410 Cty Rd K, #102
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: 715-349-2183
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Burnett County
7410 Cty Rd K, #107
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: 715-349-2151
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Burnett County Tourism Office
7410 Cty K, Ste 112
Siren, WI 54672-9043
Phone: 715-349-5999
800-788-3164
  Danbury Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 142
Danbury, WI 54830
Phone: 715-656-3292
  Grantsburg Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 451
Grantsburg, WI 54840-0451
Phone: 715-463-2405
  Siren Area Tourism Information
7410 Cty Rd K #112
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: 715-349-7411
  Webster Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 48
Webster, WI 54893-0048
Phone: 715-866-4856

Historical and Genealogical Societies Burnett County Historical Society
PO Box 159
Danbury, WI 54872
Phone: 715-866-8890
  Grantsburg Area Historical Society
PO Box 35
Grantsburg, WI 54840
Phone: 715-689-2451
  WIGenWebProject, Burnett County

Burnett County - Northern Waters Library Service www.nwls.lib.wi.us
Burnett Community Library
7451 W Main Street
P.O. Box 510
Webster 54893
715-866-7697
Grantsburg Public Library
415 S Robert St
Grantsburg 54840
715-463-2244
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