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Waupaca County, created in 1851 from Brown and Winnebago Counties, is named for the Menominee word "wau-pa-ka-ho-nak," which means "white sand bottom" or "brave young hero." Located in central Wisconsin, the county seat is Waupaca.

Land Area 751.09 sq miles
Water Area 14.24 sq miles
Elevation 870 ft at Waupaca
Number of Lakes 240
Area in Lakes 7,169 acres (11.2 sq miles)
Rivers Embarrass, Little, Little Wolf, Pigeon, Waupaca, Wolf
Major Watershed Wisconsin River (West), Lake Michigan (East)
Geographical Province Central Plain. Northwest corner: Northern Highland.
Natural Vegetation Northeastern half: maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Southwest: oak savanna next to white and red pine.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
33,513
37,780
42,836
46,104
51,731
 
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Shawano County
Shawano County, Outagamie County
Waushara County, Winnebago County
Portage County

Waupaca County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.waupaca.wi.us
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
811 Harding St
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-258-6200
County Parks Parks and Recreation Department
811 Harding St
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-258-6243
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
811 Harding St
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-258-6250
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Waupaca County
PO Box 307
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-258-6230
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Clintonville Area Chamber of Commerce
1 S Main St
Clintonville, WI 54929
Phone: 715-823-4606
  Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 114
Fremont, WI 54940-0114
Phone: 920-446-3838
  Iola-Scandinavia Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 167
Iola, WI 54945-0167
Phone: 715-445-4000
  Manawa Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 221
Manawa, WI 54949-0221
Phone: 920-596-2495
  Marion Civic Group
E9098 Sievers Rd
Clintonville, WI 54949
Phone: 715-823-2540
  New London Area Chamber of Commerce
301 E Beacon Ave
New London, WI 54961-1599
Phone: 920-982-5822
  Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc
221 S Main St
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-258-7343
Toll Free: 888-417-4040
  Weyauwega Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 531
Weyauwega, WI 54983-0531
Phone: 920-867-2500

Historical and Genealogical Societies Clintonville Area Historical Society
38 S Main St
Clintonville, WI 54929
Phone: 715-823-6252 (w)
  Friends Of Scandinavia History (FOSH)
P.O. Box 24
Scandinavia, WI 54977
Phone: 715-467-2729
  Iola Historical Society
PO Box 412
Iola, WI 54945
Phone: 715-445-4652
  Marion Area Historical Society
PO Box 321
Marion, WI 54950
Phone: 715-754-4969
  New London Heritage Historical Society
612 W Beacon Ave
New London, WI 54961-1322
Phone: 920-982-5186
  Rural Historical Society
E1449 Main St
Rural, WI 54981
Phone: 715-258-0334
  Waupaca Area Genealogical Society
PO Box 42
King, WI 54946
  Waupaca County Historical Society
N4804 Cty Hwy B
New London, WI 54961-8114
Phone: 920-982-4847
  Waupaca Historical Society / Holly History & Genealogy Center
321 S Main Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-256-9980
  WIGenWebProject, Waupaca County

Waupaca County - Outagamie Waupaca Library System www.owlsweb.info
Clintonville Public Library
75 Hemlock Street
Clintonville 54929
715-823-4563

Iola Village Library
180 South Main Street
Iola 54945
715-445-4330
Marion Public Library
120 North Main Street
P.O. Box 267
Marion 54950
715-754-5368

Neuschafer Community Library
317 Wolf River Drive
P.O. Box 498
Fremont 54940
920-446-2474
New London Public Library
406 South Pearl Street
New London 54961
920-982-8519

Scandinavia Public Library
349 N Main Street
P.O. Box 157
Scandinavia 54977
715-467-4636

Sturm Memorial Library
130 North Bridge Street
P.O. Box 20
Manawa 54949
920-596-2252

Waupaca Area Public Library
107 South Main Street
Waupaca 54981
715-258-4414

Weyauwega Public Library
301 South Mill Street
P.O. Box 6
Weyauwega 54983
920-867-3742
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