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Encyclopedia > Burnett County, Wisconsin

Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 15,674. Its county seat is in the Town of Meenon with the majority of county governmental services located at the Burnett County Government Center. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... One of the periods of glaciation was also termed the Wisconsin glaciation. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Meenon is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... The Burnett County Government Center houses the majority of local county services for the County of Burnett, in the state of Wisconsin. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,280 km² (880 mi²). 2,128 km² (822 mi²) of it is land and 152 km² (59 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.69% 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 15,674 people, 6,613 households, and 4,503 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (19/mi²). There are 12,582 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.25% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 4.45% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population are 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). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 are 6,613 households out of which 25.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% are married couples living together, 7.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% are non-families. 26.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 2.80. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 101.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.30 males.


Cities, villages, and towns

Cities

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Villages

Grantsburg is a village located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Siren is a village located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... There is also the Town of Webster in Vernon County. ...

Towns

Anderson is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Blaine is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Daniels is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Dewey is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Grantsburg is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... There are some other places named Jackson in Wisconsin. ... La Follette is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Lincoln is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Meenon is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Oakland is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Roosevelt is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Rusk is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Sand Lake is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Scott is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Siren is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Trade Lake is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Union is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Webb Lake is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... West Marshland is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Wood River is a town located in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

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Burnett County, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (307 words)
Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Its county seat is in the Town of Meenon with the majority of county governmental services located at the Burnett County Government Center.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
Burnett County attractions, historic sites, parks, nature centers, festivals & museums (1679 words)
Most of Burnett County was once buried under Glacial Lake Grantsburg which left over 500 lakes and dozens of creeks, rivers and brooks; more than 30,000 acres of water teeming with northern, muskies, panfish, trout, catfish and sturgeon.
In Burnett County, outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts will find more than 150,000 acres of densely forested public lands; hundreds of miles of groomed trails for bicycling, hiking, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and horseback riding and, 50,000 acres of restored wetlands, bogs and prairie.
The St. Croix River, which forms Burnett County's boundary with Minnesota, was one of the original eight rivers in the 1968 National Wild and Scenic Rivers act.
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