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Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

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Kewaunee County, created in 1852 from Manitowoc County, is named either for a Pottowatomi word meaning "river of the lost," or a Chippewa word meaning "praire hen," "wild duck," or "to go around." Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Kewaunee.

Land Area 342.64 sq miles
Water Area 741.89 sq miles
Elevation 700 ft at Kewaunee
Number of Lakes 15
Area in Lakes 251 acres (.39 sq miles)
Rivers Ahanapee, East Twin, Kewaunee, Neshota
Major Watershed Lake Michigan
Geographical Province Eastern Ridges and Lowlands
Natural Vegetation Mostly maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. North-central: area of conifer swamp.
Population  
1930:
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1990:
2000:
16,037
18,961
19,539
18,878
20,187
 
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Door County
Lake Michigan
Manitowoc County
Brown County, Green Bay

Kewaunee County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.kewauneeco.org
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
810 Lincoln Streeet
Kewaunee, WI 54216-1398
Phone: 920-388-7133
County Parks Kewaunee County Promotions & Recreation
E4280 County Rd F
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Phone: 920-388-0444
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
810 Lincoln Streeet
Kewaunee, WI 54216-1398
Phone: 920-388-7126
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Kewaunee County
810 Lincoln Streeet
Kewaunee, WI 54216-1398
Phone: 920-388-7136
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce
1226 Lake St
Algoma, WI 54201
Phone: 920-487-2041
Toll Free: 800-498-4888
  Kewaunee Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 243
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Phone: 920-388-4822
Toll Free: 800-666-8214
  Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 307
Luxemburg, WI 54217
Phone: 920-845-2722

Historical and Genealogical Societies Kewaunee Historical Society
908 Milwaukee Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216-1224
Phone: 920-388-3858
  WIGenWebProject, Kewaunee County

Kewaunee County - Nicolet Federated Library System www.nfls.lib.wi.us
Algoma Public Library
406 Fremont Street
Algoma 54021
920-487-2295
Kewaunee Public Library
822 Juneau Street
Kewaunee 54216
920-388-5015
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