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Sauk County, created in 1840 as a territorial county, is named for the Sauk Indians. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Baraboo.

Land Area 837.63 sq miles Click for Baraboo, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 10.80 sq miles
Elevation 894 ft at Baraboo. 1,593 ft at Point Sauk.
Number of Lakes 28
Area in Lakes 11,004 acres (17.19 sq miles)
Rivers Baraboo, Little Baraboo, Wisconsin
Major Watershed Wisconsin River
Geographical Province Western Upland. Northeast and southeast corners: Central Plain.
Natural Vegetation Wide band of white, black, and red oak from northwest corner in central. South and northeast: mostly oak savanna. Southwest, east-central: small areas of sugar maple, basswood, and elm. South-central: sedge meadow. Along Wisconisn River: willow, soft maple, and ash.
Population  
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1990:
2000:
32,030
39,057
43,469
49,975
55,225
 
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West:
Juneau County
Columbia County, Dane County
Iowa County, Dane County
Richland County, Vernon County

Sauk County Government and Local Information Resources
County Administrator Administrative Coordinator
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3274
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3286
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts
515 Oak Street
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3287
County Sheriff Sauk County Sheriff
1300 Lange Court
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-356-4895 administrative
911 emergency
Health Department Public Health Department
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3290
Highway Department Highway Department
Hwy 136
West Baraboo
Phone: 608-356-3855
County Parks Parks Department
S7995A White Mound Dr
Hillpoint, WI 53937
Phone: 608-546-5011
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3288
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Sauk County
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-355-3250

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 442
600 W Chestnut St (Hwy 12)
Baraboo, WI 53913-0442
Phone: 608-356-8333
  Baraboo Business Association
1801 Jefferson St
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-356-7995
  Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 142
Reedsburg, WI 53959-0142
Phone: 608-524-2850
  Sauk Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce
421 Water St Ste 105
Prairie du Sac, WI 53578
Phone: 608-643-4168
  Spring Green Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 3
150 E Jefferson St
Spring Green, WI 53588-0003
Phone: 608-588-2054
  Village of Merrimac
100 Cook St
Village of Merrimac, WI 53561
Phone: 608-493-2122

Historical and Genealogical Societies Friendship Rural School Historical Society
E6404 Cold Springs Rd
Loganville, WI 53943
Phone: 608-727-2941
  Old Franklin Township Historical Society
PO Box 218
Plain, WI 53577
Phone: 608-546-2395
  Reedsburg Area Historical Society
PO Box 405
Reedsburg, WI 53959
Phone: 608-727-2922
  Sauk County Historical Society
PO Box 651
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-356-9479
  Sauk Prairie Historical Society
565 Water St
Prairie du Sac, WI 53578-1128
Phone: 608-544-2036
  WIGenWebProject, Sauk County

Sauk County - South Central Library System www.scls.info/
Baraboo Public Library
230 Fourth Ave
Baraboo 53913
608-356-6166

Kraemer Library & Community Center
910 Main St
Plain 53577
608-546-4201

LaValle Public Library
101 W Main St, Box 7
La Valle 53941
608-985-8383
North Freedom Public Library
103 N Maple St, Box 60
North Freedom 53951
608-522-4571

Prairie du Sac Public Library
560 Park Ave
Prairie du Sac 53578
608-643-8318
Reedsburg Public Library
370 Vine St
Reedsburg 53959
608-768-READ (7323)

Rock Springs Public Library
101 First St
P.O. Box 56
Rock Springs 53961
608-522-5050
Sauk City Public Library
515 Water St
Sauk City 53583
608-643-8346

Spring Green Community Library
230 E Monroe St
P.O. Box 520
Spring Green 53588
608-588-2276
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