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Pierce County, created in 1853 from St Croix County, is named after Franklin Pierce, who had recently been elected President of the United States. Located in northwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Ellsworth.

Area 576.49 sq miles Click for Ellsworth, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 15.10 sq miles
Elevation 1,226 ft at Ellsworth
Number of Lakes 38
Area in Lakes 6,016 acres (9.4 sq miles)
Rivers Big, Eau Galle, Kinninkinnic, Mississippi, Rush, St Croix, Trimbelle
Major Watershed Mississippi River
Geographical Province Western Uplands
Natural Vegetation Sugar maple, basswood, and elm. Western third and southeast corner: mostly oak savanna. Along the Mississippi River in the southeast: willow, soft maple, and ash.
Population  
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21,043
26,652
31,149
32,765
36,804
 
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St. Croix County
Dunn County, Pepin County
Pepin County, St Croix River (Minnesota)
St Croix River (Minnesota)

Pierce County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.pierce.wi.us
County Administrator Adminstrative Coordinator
PO Box 129
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-3531 x429
E-mail
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 119
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-3531 x688
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Circuit Court
PO Box 129
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-3531 x405
County Sheriff Sheriff
PO Box 9
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-5051 x808
Health Department Public Health
PO Box 238
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-6755 x557
E-mail
Highway Department Highway
PO Box 780
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-5096 x464
E-mail
County Parks Nugget Lake County Park
RR1, Box 213
Plum City, WI 54761
Phone: 715-639-5611
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 267
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-3531 x416
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Pierce County
PO Box 69
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-6781 or 715-273-3531 x6663
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 927
Ellsworth, WI 54011-0927
Phone: 715-273-6442
  Pierce County Partners in Tourism
PO Box 53
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-5864
Toll-free: 800-4-PIERCE
  Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce
237 Broad St N
Prescott, WI 54021-1703
Phone: 715-262-3284
Toll-free: 800-474-3723
  River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
214 N Main St
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: 715-425-2533
  Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 351
Spring Valley, WI 54767-0351
Phone: 715-778-5015

Historical and Genealogical Societies Pierce County Historical Assn
PO Box 148
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-6611
E-mail
  Prescott Welcome and Heritage Center
233 Broad St N
Prescott, WI 54021
Phone: 715-262-3284
Toll-free: 800-474-3723
  St Croix Valley Genealogical Society
PO Box 396
River Falls, WI 54022
  WIGenWebProject, Pierce County

Pierce County - Indianhead Federated Library System www.ifls.lib.wi.us/index.asp
Ellsworth Public Library
312 West Main Street
Ellsworth 54011
715-273-3209

Elmwood Public Library
111 North Main
P.O. Box 55
Elmwood 54740
715-639-2615
Plum City Public Library
611 Main Street
P.O. Box 203
Plum City 54761
715-647-2373

Prescott Public Library
800 Borner St. North
Prescott 54021
715-262-5555
River Falls Public Library
140 Union Street
River Falls 54022
715-425-0905
Spring Valley Public Library
E121 South 2 Street
P.O. Box 217
Spring Valley 54767
715-778-4590
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