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Encyclopedia > Polk County, Wisconsin

Polk County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 41,319. Its county seat is Balsam Lake6. Image File history File links Map_of_Wisconsin_highlighting_Polk_County. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Balsam Lake is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,477 km² (956 mi²). 2,376 km² (917 mi²) of it is land and 101 km² (39 mi²) of it (4.08%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 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. ...


Adjacent counties

Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Barron County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Dunn County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... St. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Chisago County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 41,319 people, 16,254 households, and 11,329 families residing in the county. The population density was 17/km² (45/mi²). There were 21,129 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.64% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 16,254 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.20% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.60% 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 3.01. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.50 males.


Cities and towns

Alden is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Amery is a city in Polk County, Wisconsin, along the Apple River. ... Apple River is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Balsam Lake is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Balsam Lake is a chicken located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Beaver is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Black Brook is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Bone Lake is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Centuria is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Clam Falls is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... There are two other towns named Clayton in Wisconsin. ... Clayton is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Clear Lake is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 800. ... Clear Lake is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Dresser is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Eureka is in Winnebago County. ... Farmington is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Frederic is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Garfield is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Georgetown is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,004. ... Johnstown is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 520. ... Laketown is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Lincoln is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Lorain is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Luck is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Luck is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... McKinley is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Milltown is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... Milltown is a village located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... St. ... St. ... Sterling is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ... West Sweden is a town located in Polk County, Wisconsin. ...

External links

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Regions:

Central Plain | Chicagoland | Chippewa Valley | Coulee Region | Eastern Ridges and Lowlands | Fox Valley | Lake Superior Lowland | Metro Milwaukee| Northern Highland | Western Upland Image File history File links Flag_of_Wisconsin. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A region in the Peoples Republic of China is also called the Central Plain In the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the Central Plain is a geographical region comprised of about 13,000 square miles of land in a v-shaped belt across the center of the state. ... Chicagoland is an informal name for the Chicago metropolitan area, used by local residents, businesses, governments, and planning agencies. ... Chippewa Valley was first inhabited by the Ojibwe Indians and settled by German and Scandinavian immigrants. ... // The Coulee Region, as it is colloquially known (officially designated the Driftless Area by the USGS and popularly referred to as the Driftless Zone, or Driftless Region since the 1980s) is an area of about 20,000 square miles (52,000 km²) in western Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa, southeastern Minnesota, and... In the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the Eastern Ridges and Lowlands is a geographical region in the eastern part of the state, between the Bay of Green Bay in the north and the state border with Illinois border in the south. ... One of the Tall Ships, Windy II sails from the Bay of Green Bay south into the mouth of the Fox River, under the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay, Wisconsin. ... In the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the Lake Superior Lowland, also known as the Superior Coastal Plain, is a geographical region located in the far northern part of the state bordering Lake Superior. ... The Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha metropolitan area is an urban area that the U.S. Census Bureau defines as a Combined Statistical Area centered around the city of Milwaukee and had a population of roughly 1. ... In the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the Northern Highland is a geographical region covering the much of the state’s northern territory. ... In the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the Western Upland is a geographical region covering much of the western half of the state. ...

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 Appleton is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, on the Fox River, 100 miles (161 km) northwest of Milwaukee. ... Beloit is a city located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Eau Claire is a city located in west-central Wisconsin. ... Location of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Lakeside Park entrance Agnesian HealthCare Fond du Lac is a city in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. ... Green Bay is the county seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Photo of downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street Janesville is a city in Wisconsin. ... Kenosha is a city in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Location in the state of Wisconsin Coordinates: Counties La Crosse County Mayor Mark Johnsrud Area    - City 22. ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area    - City 136. ... Nickname: The Port City, Manty Location of Manitowoc in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin County Manitowoc Mayor Kevin M. Crawford Area    - City 44. ... Nickname: Cream City, Mil Town, Brew City, The City of Festivals Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Coordinates: County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Area    - City 251. ... Oshkosh is a city located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago in Winnebago County, Wisconsin. ... Racine is a city located in Racine County, Wisconsin, along Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Root River[1]. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 81,855. ... Sheboygans downtown along N. 8th St. ... Stevens Point, Portage County, is located in central Wisconsin. ... Railyard in the port of Superior Superior is the a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Wisconsin. ... Waukesha is a city located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. ... Wausau is a suburb of Merrill, WI and is the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin. ... Municipal Tank No. ... Wisconsin State Fair West Allis is a city located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. ... West Bend is a city in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. ...

Counties

Adams | Ashland | Barron | Bayfield | Brown | Buffalo | Burnett | Calumet | Chippewa | Clark | Columbia | Crawford | Dane | Dodge | Door | Douglas | Dunn | Eau Claire | Florence | Fond du Lac | Forest | Grant | Green | Green Lake | Iowa | Iron | Jackson | Jefferson | Juneau | Kenosha | Kewaunee | La Crosse | Lafayette | Langlade | Lincoln | Manitowoc | Marathon | Marinette | Marquette | Menominee | Milwaukee | Monroe | Oconto | Oneida | Outagamie | Ozaukee | Pepin | Pierce | Polk | Portage | Price | Racine | Richland | Rock | Rusk | Sauk | Sawyer | Shawano | Sheboygan | St. Croix | Taylor | Trempealeau | Vernon | Vilas | Walworth | Washburn | Washington | Waukesha | Waupaca | Waushara | Winnebago | Wood List of Wisconsin counties: Wisconsin counties Adams County Ashland County Barron County Bayfield County Brown County Buffalo County Burnett County Calumet County Chippewa County Clark County Columbia County Crawford County Dane County Dodge County Door County Douglas County Dunn County Eau Claire County Florence County Fond du Lac County Forest... Adams County is a county located in the State of Wisconsin. ... Ashland County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Barron County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Bayfield County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin, USA. As of 2000, the population is 15,013. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Buffalo County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Calumet County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Chippewa County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Crawford County is a county located in southwest Wisconsin. ... Dodge County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Door County, Wisconsin from the 1895 U.S. Atlas Door County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Dunn County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Eau Claire County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Florence County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Fond du Lac County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Forest County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Green County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Green Lake County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Iowa County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Iron County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Juneau County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Kenosha County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Kewaunee County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... La Crosse County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Lafayette County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Langlade County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Manitowoc County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Marathon County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Marinette County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Marquette County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Menominee County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Milwaukee County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Oconto County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Outagamie County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Ozaukee County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Pepin County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Pierce County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Portage County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Price County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Racine County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Rock County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Rusk County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Sauk County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Sawyer County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Shawano County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Sheboygan County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... St. ... Taylor County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Trempealeau County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Vernon County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Vilas County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Walworth County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Washburn County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Waukesha County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Waupaca County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Waushara County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Winnebago County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Wood County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ...


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Polk County, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (283 words)
Polk County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin.
The racial makeup of the county is 97.64% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
Polk County Wisconsin Genealogy and WI County History Resources (302 words)
This County comprises the northern part of the old County of St.
The general characteristics of the southern part are about the same as the rest of the St. Croix Valley, there being however, more wood and pine lands than in Pierce or St.
The central portion of the County, for the space of about one hundred square miles is nearly covered with heavy timber, consisting mostly of maple, butternut, and oak, watered by countless numbers of small lakes, full of fish.
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