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Richland County, created in 1842 from Iowa County, is named for its rich farmland soil. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Richland Center.

Land Area 586.20 sq miles Click for Richland Center, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 3.18 sq miles
Elevation 731 ft at Richland Center
Number of Lakes 9
Area in Lakes 251 acres (.39 sq miles)
Rivers Kickapoo, Little Baraboo, Pine, Wisconsin
Major Watershed Wisconisn River
Geographical Province Western Upland
Natural Vegetation Mostly sugar maple, basswood, and elm. Southeast: mostly bur oak, white oak, and elm. Along Wisconsin River in southwest: willow, soft maple, and ash.
Population  
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19,525
17,079
17,476
17,521
17,924
 
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Vernon County, Sauk County
Sauk County
Grant County, Iowa County
Crawford County, Vernon County

Richland County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site co.richland.wi.us
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 310
Richland Center, WI 53581
Phone: 608-647-2197
County Parks Richland Chamber and Development Alliance
397 W Seminary St
Richland Center, WI 53581
Phone: 608-647-6205
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
181 W Seminary
Richland Center, WI 53581
Phone: 608-647-3011
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Richland County
1100 Hwy 14
Richland Center, WI 53581-1398
Phone: 608-647-6148
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Hidden Valleys Tourism
PO Box 29
Richland Center, WI 53581
Toll Free: 800-592-6968
  Kickapoo Valley Association, Inc.
S6905 State Highway 131
Viola, WI 54664
Phone: 608-629-5911
  Richland Chamber and Development Alliance
397 W Seminary St
PO Box 128
Richland Center, WI 53581
Phone: 608-647-6205

Historical and Genealogical Societies Ancestors of Richland Hills
325 N Central Ave
Richland Center, WI 53581
Phone: 608-647-6444
E-mail
Lower Wisconsin River Genealogical & Historical Research Center
PO Box 202
Wauzeka, WI 53826-0202
E-mail
Richland County Historical Society
606 Sunny Ln
Richland Center, WI 53581
Phone: 608-647-3461
  WIGenWebProject, Richland County

Richland County - Southwest Wisconsin Library System www.swls.org/
Brewer Public Library
325 N Central Avenue
Richland Center 53581
608-647-6444
Lone Rock Public Library
234 North Broadway
Lone Rock 53556
608-583-2034
Viola Public Library
137 South Main
Viola 54664
608-627-1850
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