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Juneau County, created in 1856 from Adams County, is named after Solomon Juneau, who founded a trading post on the site that would become Milwaukee, and later became the first mayor of Milwaukee. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Mauston.

Land Area 767.61 sq miles Click for Mauston, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 36.53 sq miles
Elevation 883 ft at Mauston. 1,110 ft at Petenwell Rock. 1,099 ft at Necedah Bluff.
Number of Lakes 57
Area in Lakes 45,950 acres (71.8 sq miles)
Rivers Baraboo, Lemonweir, Little Lemonweir, Little Yellow, Wisconsin, Yellow
Major Watershed Wisconsin River
Geographical Province Central Plain. Southwest: Western Upland
Natural Vegetation Mostly jackpine and prairie grasses. Northwest corner: sedge meadow. Southern third: oak savanna. Southwest: white, black, and red oak, and an area of sugar maple, basswood, and elm.
Population  
1930:
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1980:
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2000:
17,264
18,455
21,039
21,650
24,316
 
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Wood County
Adams County
Sauk County
Jackson County, Monroe County, Vernon County

Juneau County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.juneau.wi.gov
Board of Supervisors Board of Supervisors
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
220 E Main St, Rm 112
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-9300
County Parks Juneau County Land Forestry & Parks
250 Oak St
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-9389
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 100
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-9325
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Juneau County
211 Hickory St
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-9329
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Camp Douglas Advancement Committee
N8709 5th Avenue
Camp Douglas, WI 54618
Phone: 608-427-3399
  Castle Rock & Petenwell Lakes Assn.
807 Division St
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-1904
  Elroy Area Advancement Corp.
PO Box 52
Elroy, WI 53929-0052
Phone: 608-462-5872
  Greater Mauston Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 171
Mauston, WI 53948-0171
Phone: 608-847-4142
  Hidden Valleys Tourism
PO Box 29
Richland Center, WI 53581
Toll Free: 800-592-6968
  Juneau County Area Visitors Bureau
807 Division St
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-1904
 
Juneau County Economic Development Corporation
PO Box 322
122 Main Street
Camp Douglas, WI 54618
Phone: 608-427-2070
Toll Free: 888-898-2550
E-mail
  Mauston, Forward
103 Division St, Ste A
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-847-7181
  New Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 79
New Lisbon, WI 53950-0079
Phone: 608-562-3555

Historical and Genealogical Societies Dodge Center Historical Society
108 N Fairfield Ave
Juneau, WI 53039-1066
Phone: 920-386-3330
  Elroy Area Historical Society
PO Box 35
Elroy, WI 53929
Phone: 608-462-5177
  Historical Society of the Upper Baraboo Valley
E940 Painted Foest Dr
Wonewoc, WI 53968
Phone: 608-983-2854
  Juneau County Historical Society
PO Box 321
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: 608-462-5931
  Lower Wisconsin River Genealogical & Historical Research Center
PO Box 202
Wauzeka, WI 53826-0202
E-mail
  WIGenWebProject, Juneau County

Juneau County - Winding Rivers Library System
Elroy Public Library
501 Second Main Street
Elroy 53929
608-462-2407

Hatch Public Library
111 West State Street
Mauston 53948
608-847-4454
Necedah Memorial Library
216 South Main Street
Necedah 54646
608-565-7979
New Lisbon Memorial Library
115 West Park Street
New Lisbon 53950
608-562-3213
Wonewoc Public Library
305 Center Street
Wonewoc 53968
608-464-7625
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