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Encyclopedia > Brown County, Wisconsin

Brown County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 226,778. The county seat is Green Bay, Wisconsin. Together with surrounding communities, the Green Bay metropolitan area was, according to the 2000 census, home to 195,099 people. The United States Census Bureau's Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Brown County. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Green Bay is the county seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ...


Brown County is one of Wisconsin's two original counties along with Crawford County and originally spanned the entire eastern half of the state when formed by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1818. It has since been subdivided to its present area. Crawford County is a county located in southwest Wisconsin. ... From 1805-1818, the western border was a line through Lake Michigan. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,594 km² (615 mi²). 1,369 km² (529 mi²) of it is land and 225 km² (87 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 14.10% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 226,778 people, 87,295 households, and 57,527 families residing in the county. The population density was 166/km² (429/mi²). There were 90,199 housing units at an average density of 66/km² (171/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.14% White, 1.16% Black or African American, 2.29% Native American, 2.18% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.90% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. 3.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 87,295 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.20% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.10% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.08. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 10.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.


Cities, villages, and towns

Cities

De Pere is a city located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Green Bay is the county seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

Villages

Allouez is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Ashwaubenon is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Bellevue is a census-designated place and village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Hobart is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Howard is a village located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... There is also the Town of Pulaski in Iowa County. ... Suamico is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Wrightstown is a village located mostly in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

Towns

Eaton is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Glenmore is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Green Bay is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Holland is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Humboldt is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Lawrence is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Ledgeview is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Morrison is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... New Denmark is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Pittsfield is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... There are a few other places named Rockland in Wisconsin. ... Scott is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Wrightstown is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

Unincorporated communities

Towns

  • Askeaton
  • Holland
  • Little Rapids

Holland is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Wisconsin: Holland, Brown County, Wisconsin Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin Holland, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

External links

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Surrounding municipalities
(over 10,000)

Allouez | Ashwaubenon | Bellevue | De Pere° | Howard Green Bay is the county seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... huiiuknki nujcxn uj File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Allouez is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Ashwaubenon is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Bellevue is a census-designated place and village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... De Pere is a city located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Howard is a village located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

(less than 10,000)

Hobart | Ledgeview* | Scott* | Suamico Hobart is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Ledgeview is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Scott is a town located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Suamico is a village located in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

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Regions: Central Plain | Eastern Ridges and Lowlands | Lake Superior Lowland | Northern Highland | Western Upland
Largest cities: Appleton | Beloit | Eau Claire | Fond du Lac | Green Bay | Janesville | Kenosha | La Crosse | Madison | Manitowoc | Milwaukee | Oshkosh | Racine | Sheboygan | Stevens Point | Superior | Waukesha | Wausau | Wauwatosa | West Allis | West Bend
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Brown County, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (368 words)
Brown County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin.
Brown County is one of Wisconsin's two original counties along with Crawford County and originally spanned the entire eastern half of the state when formed by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1818.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 10.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
Case Study Series: Brown County, Wisconsin (1081 words)
The county is utilizing a straight forward process to dewater dredged material from the Port of Green Bay and make it available as a resource for agricultural and transportation purposes.
After it was filled to its initially proposed elevation, Brown County received authorization to additionally fill within a 160-acre area of the 400 acres with sediment hauled by truck.
Brown County is confident that the facility will never fill because they have embarked on an aggressive program of developing beneficial use options.
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