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Price County, created in 1879 from Chippewa and Lincoln Counties, is named after WT Price, a Price County logger and president of the Wisconsin State Senate. Located in northwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Phillips.

Land Area 1,252.56 sq miles Click for Phillips, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 25.87 sq miles
Elevation 1,951 ft at Timms Hill (highest listed point in Wisconsin). 1,951 ft at Pearson Hill (second highest point in Wisconsin).
Number of Lakes 389
Area in Lakes 15,129 acres (23.64 sq miles)
Rivers Chippewa, Elk, Flambeau, Jump, Litlle Elk, Momdeauz, Somo, Spirit, Willow
Major Watershed Chippewa River
Geographical Province Northern Highland
Natural Vegetation Mostly maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. North-central, northeast, and central: areas of black spruce, tamarack, and cedar.
Population  
1930:
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1990:
2000:
17,284
14,520
15,788
15,600
15,822
 
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West:
Ashland County, Iron County
Vilas County, Oneida County, Lincoln County
Taylor County
Rusk County, Sawyer County

Price County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.price.wi.us
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
126 Cherry St
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 715-339-3325
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts Phone: 715-339-2353
County Sheriff Sheriff Phone: 715-339-3011
E-mail
Health Department Health Department Phone: 715-339-3054
E-mail
Highway Department Highway Department Phone: 715-339-3081
County Parks Price County Tourism
126 Cherry St
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 800-269-4505
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
126 Cherry St
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 715-339-2515
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Price County
Normal Bldg, Rm 240
1045 Eyder Ave
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 715-339-2555
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Park Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
400 4th Ave S
Park Falls, WI 54552-1121
Phone: 715-762-2703
  Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce
305 S Lake Ave
Phillips, WI 54555-1352
Phone: 715-339-4100
  Price County Tourism Department
126 Cherry St
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 715-339-4505

Historical and Genealogical Societies Jump River Valley Historical Society
N4519 Moonshine Alley
Catawba, WI 54515
Phone: 715-474-3453
  Knox Creek Heritage Center
N4517 W Knox Rd
Brantwood, WI 54513
Phone: 715-564-2525
  Price County Genealogical Society
165 Wyoming St
Phillips, WI 54555
  Price County Historical Society
W7213 Pine St
P.O. Box 156
Fifield, WI 54524-0156
Phone: 715-339-2254
  WIGenWebProject, Price County

Price County - Indianhead Federated Library System www.ifls.lib.wi.us/index.asp
Ogema Public Library
W5005 State Road 86
P.O. Box 603
Ogema 54459
715-767-5130
Park Falls Public Library
121 North Fourth Ave
Park Falls 54552
715-762-3121
Phillips Public Library
286 Cherry Street
Phillips 54555
715-339-2868
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