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Washington County, created in 1836 as a territorial county, is named after George Washington. Located in southeast Wisconsin, the county seat is West Bend.

Land Area 430.82 sq miles
Water Area 5.07 sq miles
Elevation 893 ft at West Bend. 1,335 ft at Holy Hill.
Number of Lakes 54
Area in Lakes 3,080 acres (4.81 sq miles)
Rivers Ashippun, Bark, Menomonee, Milwaukee, Oconomowoc, Rock
Major Watershed Rock River (West), Lake Michigan (East)
Geographical Province Eastern Ridges and Lowlands
Natural Vegetation Sugar maple, basswood, and elm. Northwest and southeast: areas of black spruce, tamarack, and cedar.
Population  
1930:
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2000:
26,551
63,830
84,848
95,328
117,493
 
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West:
Fond du Lac County, Sheboygan County
Ozaukee County
Waukesha County
Dodge County

Washington County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.washington.wi.us
Board of Supervisors Board of Supervisors Phone: 262-335-4304
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 1986
West Bend, WI 53095-7986
Phone: 262-335-4301
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts Phone: 262-335-4341
County Sheriff Sheriff Phone: 262-335-4378
Health Department Health Department Phone: 262-335-4462
Highway Department Highway Department Phone: 262-335-4435
County Parks Planning and Parks Deparment, Parks Division
333 E Washington St
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: 262-335-4445
E-mail
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 1986
West Bend, WI 53095-7986
Phone: 262-335-4318
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Washington County
333 E Washington St, Ste 1200
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: 262-335-4477
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 12
Germantown, WI 53022-0012
Phone: 262-255-1812
  Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 270305
Hartford, WI 53027-0305
Phone: 262-673-7002
  Jackson Area Business Association
PO Box 462
Jackson, WI 53037-0462
Phone: 262-677-2269
  Kewaskum Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 300
Kewaskum, WI 53040-0300
Phone: 262-626-3336
  Slinger Advancement Association
PO Box 422
Slinger, WI 53086-0422
Phone: 262-644-5866
  West Bend Area Chamber of Commerce Inc.
548 S Main St
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: 262-338-2666

Historical and Genealogical Societies Germantown Historical Society
PO Box 31
Germantown, WI 53022
Phone: 262-251-6378
  Hartford Genealogical Society
109 N Main St
Hartford, WI 53027
  Jackson Historical Society
2860 Division Rd
Jackson, WI 53037
Phone: 262-677-4825
  Kewaskum Historical Society
1202 Parkview Dr
Kewaskum, WI 53040
Phone: 262-626-4656
  Richfield Historical Society
PO Box 268
Richfield, WI 53076
Phone: 262-628-2841
E-mail
  Washington County Historical Society
320 S 5th Ave
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: 262-335-4678
  WIGenWebProject, Washington County

Washington County - Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System www.mwfls.org
Germantown Community Library
N112W16957 Mequon Road
Germantown 53022
262-253-7760

Hartford Public Library
115 North Main Street
Hartford 53027
262-673-8240
Kewaskum Public Library
206 First St
Kewaskum 53040
262-626-4312
Slinger Community Library
220 Slinger Road
Slinger 53086
262-644-6171
West Bend Community Memorial Library
630 Poplar Street
West Bend 53095
262-335-5151
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