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Shawano County, created in 1853 from Oconto County, is named from a Menominee word Sawano, meaning South. Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Shawano.

Land Area 892.51 sq miles Click for Shawano, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 16.82 sq miles
Elevation 821 ft at Shawano
Number of Lakes 134
Area in Lakes 8,912 acres (13.93 sq miles)
Rivers Embarrass, Oconto, Pensaukee, Pigeon, Red, Shioc, Wolf
Major Watershed Wisconsin River (West), Lake Michigan (East)
Geographical Province Northwest: Northern Highland. Central: Central Plain. East: Eastern Ridges and Lowlands.
Natural Vegetation Mostly maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Northeast, north-central, south-central, east: large areas of black spruce, tamarack, and cedar.
Border Counties  
Langlade County, Menominee County, Oconto County
Menominee County, Oconto County, Brown County
Outagamie County, Waupaca County
Waupaca County, Marathon County

Shawano County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
311 N Main St
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-9347
County Parks Highway Department
3035 E Richmond St
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-9182
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
311 N Main St
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-524-2129
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Shawano County
311 N Main St
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-6136

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Cecil Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 81
Cecil, WI 54111

  From the Pineries to the Present
PO Box 104
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-524-2105
  Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 38
Shawano, WI 54166-0038
Phone: 715-524-2139
  Tigerton Advancement Association
W16666 Laars Rd
Tigerton, WI 54486-8935
Phone: 715-535-3300
  Tigerton Main Street
PO Box 3
235 Cedar Street
Tigerton, WI 54486
Phone: 715-535-2110
  Wittenberg Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 284
Wittenberg, WI 54499-0284
Phone: 715-253-3525

Historical and Genealogical Societies Bonduel Community Archives
PO Box 205
Bonduel, WI 54107
Phone: 758-2687
  Northern Wisconsin Genealogists
PO Box 321
Shawano, WI 54166
  Shawano County Historical Society
524 N Franklin Street
PO Box 534
Shawano, WI 54166-0534
Phone: 715-526-3323
  Tigerton Area Historical Society
PO Box 191
Tigerton, WI 54486
Phone: 715-535-2140
  Wittenburg Area Historical Society
9141 Townline Rd
Eland, WI 54427
Phone: 715-454-6535
  WIGenWebProject, Shawano County

Shawano County - Nicolet Federated Library System
Shawano City-County Library
128 South Sawyer Street
Shawano 54166

Shawano City-County Library - Birnamwood Branch Library
337 Main Street
Birnamwood 54414
Shawano City-County Library - Bonduel Branch Library
117 1/2 West Green Bay Street
P O Box 687
Bonduel 54107

Shawano City-County Library - Mattoon-Hutchins Library
311 Slate Ave
P O Box 266
Mattoon 54450
Shawano City-County Library - Tigerton Branch Library
221 Birch Street
P O Box 166
Tigerton 54486
Shawano City-County Library - Wittenberg Branch Library
302 S Cherry
P O Box 295
Wittenberg 54499

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