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Marinette County, created in 1879 from Oconto County, is named after "Queen" Marinette, a 19th Century trading post owner who was the daughter of a Menominee princess and a French-Canadian trapper. Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Marinette.

Land Area 1,401.76 sq miles Click for Marinette, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 148.32 sq miles
Elevation 598 ft at Marinette. 1,650 ft at McCaslin Mountain. 1,410 ft at Thunder Mountain.
Number of Lakes 442
Area in Lakes 13,735 acres (21.46 sq miles)
Rivers Little Peshtigo, Menominee, Pewmebonwon, Peshtigo, Pike, Rat, Thunder, Wausaukee
Major Watershed Lake Michigan
Geographical Province Northwest: Northern Highland. Central: Central Plain. Southeast: Eastern Ridges and Lowlands.
Natural Vegetation North, northeast, and southeast: maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Central: an area of jackpine and prairie grasses with white and red pine the the north and east. North and central: small areas of conifer swamp.
Population  
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2000:
33,530
35,810
39,314
40,548
43,384
 
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Florence County, Michigan (UP)
Michigan (UP), Lake Michigan
Oconto County
Oconto County, Forest County

Marinette County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.marinettecounty.com
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
1926 Hall Avenue
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 715-732-7406
Highway Department Highway Deparment
PO Box 122
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-3771
County Parks Forestry and Outdoor Recreation Office
1926 Hall Avenue
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 715-732-7530
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
1926 Hall Avenue
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 715-732-7550
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Marinette County
1926 Hall Ave
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 715-732-7510
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Cougar Country Business Association
PO Box 38
Coleman, WI 54112-0105

  Crivitz Recreation Association
W11016 High Falls Rd
Crivitz, WI 54114

  Marinette Area Chamber of Commerce
601 Marinette Ave
Marinette, WI 54143-1633
Phone: 715-735-6681
Toll Free: 800-236-6681
 
Marinette County Association for Business and Industry, Inc.
601 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 800-236-0230
E-mail
  Niagara Businessmen's Association
PO Box 23
Niagara, WI 54151-0023

  Peshtigo Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 36
Peshtigo, WI 54157-0036
Phone: 715-582-0327
  Wausaukee Area Business Association
PO Box 254
Wausaukee, WI 54177-0254
Phone: 715-856-5678

Historical and Genealogical Societies Amberg Historical Society
Cty V, 1/3 mile west of Hwy 141
Amberg, WI 54102
Phone: 715-759-5281
  Crivitz-Stephenson Historical Society
PO Box 2766
Crivitz, WI 54114
Phone: 715-854-3278
  Marinette County Historical Society
PO Box 262
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: 715-732-0831
  Niagara Historical Society
1949 Ledge St
Niagara, WI 54151
Phone: 715-251-3837
  Peshtigo Historical Society
400 Oconto Ave
Peshtigo, WI 53157
Phone: 715-582-3169
  White Pine Genealogical Society
PO Box 512
Marinette, WI 54143
  WIGenWebProject, Marinette County

Marinette County - Nicolet Federated Library System www.nfls.lib.wi.us
Stephenson Public Library
1700 Hall Avenue
Marinette 54143
715-732-7570

Stephenson Public Library - Coleman-Pound Branch
123 W. Main St
P O Box 262
Coleman 54112
920-897-2400
Stephenson Public Library - Crivitz Area Branch
606 Louisa Street
P O Box 100
Crivitz 54114
715-854-7562

Stephenson Public Library - Goodman-Dunbar Branch
#1 Falcon Crest
P O Box 487
Goodman 54125
715-336-2575
Stephenson Public Library - Niagara Branch
1029 Roosevelt Road
P O Box 108
Niagara 54151
715-251-3236

Stephenson Public Library - Peshtigo Branch
331 French Street
P.O. Box 155
Peshtigo 54157
715-582-4905
Stephenson Public Library - Wausaukee Branch
911 Cedar Street
P O Box 139
Wausaukee 54177
715-856-5995
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