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Grant County, created in 1836 as a territorial county, is named after a white Indian trader named Grant. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Lancaster.

Land Area 1,147.85 sq miles Click for Lancaster, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 35.46 sq miles
Elevation 1,100 ft at Lancaster. 1,170 ft at Sinsinawa Mound.
Number of Lakes 33
Area in Lakes 1,569 acres (2.45 sq miles)
Rivers Big Green, Blue, Grandt, Little Grant, Little Platte, Mississippi, Platte, Sinisnawa, Wisconsin
Major Watershed Mississippi River
Geographical Province Western Upland
Natural Vegetation Central: oak savanna, prairie bluestem and composites. South-central: sugar maple, basswood, and elm. Southwest: willows, soft maple, and ash along Mississippi River; white, black, and red oak.
Population  
1930:
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1990:
2000:
38,469
48,398
51,736
49,266
49,597
 
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Crawford County, Richland County
Iowa County, Lafayette County
Illinois, Mississippi River (Iowa)
Mississippi River (Iowa)

Grant County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.grant.wi.gov
Board of Supervisors Board of Supervisors
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
139 W Maple St
Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2675
County Sheriff Sheriff
1000 N Adams St
Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2157
Health Department Health and Social Services
County Parks UW-Extension, Grant County
PO Box 31
Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2125
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 391
Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2727
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Grant County
PO Box 31
Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2125
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Bloomington Business Club
PO Box 156
Bloomington, WI 53804-0156

  Boscobel Chamber of Commerce
800 Wisconsin Ave
Boscobel, WI 53805-1374
Phone: 608-375-2672
  Cassville Civic Club
PO Box 576
Cassville, WI 53806-0576
Phone: 608-725-5855
  Cassville Department of Tourism
PO Box 576
Cassville, WI 53806-0576
Phone: 608-725-5855
  Cuba City Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 706
Cuba City, WI 53807-0706

  Fennimore Area Chamber of Commerce
850 Lincoln Ave.
Fennimore, WI 53809
Phone: 608-822-3599
  Grant County Economic Development Corporation
1800 Bronson Boulevard
Fennimore, WI 53809
Phone: 608-822-3501
  Hidden Valleys Tourism
PO Box 29
Richland Center, WI 53581
Toll Free: 800-592-6968
  Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 292
Lancaster, WI 53813-0292
Phone: 608-723-2820
  Muscoda Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 587
Muscoda, WI 53573-0587
Phone: 608-739-9158
  Platteville Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 724
275 W Business 151
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: 608-348-8888
  Point of Beginnings Heritage Area
Platteville, WI
Phone: 608-348-9875
  Potosi-Tennyson Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 11
Potosi, WI 53820-0011
Phone: 608-763-2261

Historical and Genealogical Societies Cassville Historical Society
PO Box 133
Cassville, WI 53806
Phone: 608-725-5891
  Grant County Genealogical Society
PO Box 281
Dickeyville, WI 53808-0281
E-mail
  Grant County Historical Society
129 E Maple St
Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-6686
  Lower Wisconsin River Genealogical & Historical Research Center
PO Box 202
Wauzeka, WI 53826-0202
E-mail
  WIGenWebProject, Grant County

Grant County - Southwest Wisconsin Library System www.swls.org
Allen-Dietzman Public Library
220 West Barber
Livingston 53554
608-943-6800

Bloomington Public Library
453 Canal Street
Bloomington 53804
608-994-2531

Cuba City Public Library
108 N Main
Cuba City 53807
608-744-2613
Eckstein Memorial Library
PO Box 450
1034 East Dewey
Cassville 53806
608-725-5838

Fennimore/Dwight Parker Public Library
925 Lincoln Avenue
Fennimore 53809
608-822-6294

Hazel Green Public Library
1610 Fairplay
Hazel Green 53811
608-854-2952
Hildebrand Memorial Library
1033 Wisconsin Avenue
Boscobel 53805
608-375-5723

Montfort Public Library
102 East Park
Montfort 53569
608-943-6265

Muscoda Public Library
206 North Wisconsin Avenue
PO Box 138
Muscoda 53573
608-739-3182
Platteville Public Library
65 South Elm Street
Platteville 53818
608-348-7441

Schreiner Memorial Library
113 W Elm
Lancaster 53813
608-723-7304
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