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Florence County, created in 1881 from Marinette and Oconto Counties, is named after Florence Hulst, the first white woman to settle in the area. Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Florence.

Land Area 488.03 sq miles
Water Area 9.43 sq miles
Elevation 1,296 ft at Florence
Number of Lakes 259
Area in Lakes 7,259 acres (11.34 sq miles)
Rivers Brule, Lower Popple, Pemebonwon, Pine, Popple
Major Watershed Lake Michigan
Geographical Province Northern Highland
Natural Vegetation North and central: maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Southwest corner: conifer swamp. Southeast: white and red pine, maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Northeast: jack pine and prairie grasses.
Population  
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3,768
3,298
4,172
4,590
5,088
 
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Michigan (UP)
Michigan (UP), Marinette County
Marinette County, Forest County
Forest County

Florence County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.florencewisconsin.com/
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 410
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-3201
Highway Department Highway Commission
5471 Cty N
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-4253
County Parks Forestry & Parks
5617 Forestry Dr
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-3207
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 410
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-4252
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Florence County
5628 Forestry Dr
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-4480
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Florence County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 643
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-5999
 
Florence County Economic Development Commission
P O Box 88
501 Lake Ave
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-3294
E-mail
 
Florence Natural Resource and Visitor Center
5628 Forestry Dr
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 888-889-0049
E-mail

Historical and Genealogical Societies Florence County Historical Society
P O Box 162
Florence, WI 54121
Phone: 715-528-3597
  WIGenWebProject, Florence County

Florence County - Nicolet Federated Library System www.nfls.lib.wi.us
Florence County Library
400 Olive Ave
PO Box 440
Florence 54121
715-528-3092
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