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Barron County, created in 1859 from Dallas and Polk Counties, is named after legislator and circuit court judge Henry D Barron. Located in northwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Barron.

Land Area 862.84 sq miles
Water Area 27.18 sq miles
Elevation 1,115 ft at Barron
Number of Lakes 369
Area in Lakes 17,748 acres (27.73 sq miles)
Rivers Brill, Hay, Red Cedar, Yellow
Major Watershed Chippewa River
Geographical Province Central Plain
Natural Vegetation Mostly maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. West and southeast: small areas and red and white pine. Southern edge: savannas of bur oak, white oak, and bluestem. Northeast: small areas of white, black and red oaks.
Border Counties  
Burnett County, Washburn County
Rusk County, Chippewa County
Chippewa County, Dunn County
Polk County

Barron County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site
County Administrator County Administrator Phone: 715-538-6840
Board of Supervisors Board of Supervisors
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
330 E LaSalle Ave
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715-537-6200
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Court Phone: 715-537-6265
County Sheriff Sheriff Phone: 715-537-5814
Health Department Human Services Phone: 715-537-5691
Highway Department Highway Phone: 715-637-3755
County Parks Forest and Recreation Phone: 715-537-6295
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
330 E LaSalle Ave
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715-537-6210
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Barron County
330 E LaSalle Ave
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715-537-6250

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Almena Commercial Club
PO Box 175
Almena, WI 54805-0175
Phone: 715-357-3312
  Barron Area Community Center
800 Memorial Drive
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715-537-6666
  Barron County Economic Development Office
PO Box 71
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715-637-6871
Toll Free: 800-529-4148
  Cameron Business Association
PO Box 387
Cameron, WI 54822-0387

  Chetek Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 747
Chetek, WI 54728-0747
Phone: 715-924-3200
  Chetek Resort Owners' Association
PO Box 172
Chetek, WI 54728
Phone: 800-224-3835
  Cumberland Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 665
Cumberland, WI 54829-0665
Phone: 715-822-3378
  Dallas Civic Club
Dallas, WI
Phone: 715-837-1665
  Rice Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
37 S Main St
Rice Lake, WI 54868-2299
Phone: 715-234-2126
  Rice Lake Tourism Commission
37 S Main St
Rice Lake, WI 54868
Phone: 715-234-8888
  Wisconsin Indian Head Country, Inc
PO Box 628
Chetek, WI 54728-0628
Phone: 715-924-2970

Historical and Genealogical Societies Barron County Historical Society
1672 17 1/2 St
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715-234-7941
  Blue Hills Genealogical Society-Barron County, Inc
330 E LaSalle
PO Box 383
Cameron, WI 54822

  WIGenWebProject, Barron County

Barron County - Indianhead Federated Library System
Barron Public Library
10 North 3 Street
Barron 54812

Cameron Public Library
603 Main Street
P.O. Box 343
Cameron 54822
Calhoun Memorial Public Library
321 Moore Street
P.O. Box 25
Chetek 54728

Cumberland Public Library
1305 Second Ave
P.O. Box 97
Cumberland 54829
Rice Lake Public Library
2 East Marshall Street
Rice Lake 54868

Turtle Lake Public Library
114 Martin Ave East
P.O. Box 272
Turtle Lake 54889

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