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Located in the Midwestern part of the United States, the state of Wisconsin is 65,498 square miles in total area and measures 260 miles wide by 310 miles long; 17% of the state is comprised of water. This Great Lake state was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848 as the 30th state in the Union. Wisconsin's climate is humid continental with cold snowy winters and warm summers. Average annual temperature varies from 39 degrees Fahrenheit in the north to 50 degrees Fahrenheit in the south. Thunderstorms occur on average 30 times per year in the northern part of the state to 40 times per year in the southern part of the state, mostly in the summer. The state produces about one fourth of the country's total cheese production. It also ranks second in milk production after California. Butter is major product as well; one fourth of the nation's total butter supply comes from Wisconsin.


Nicknames : Badger State

Capitol : Madison

Largest City (by population) : Milwaukee

Largest City (by area) : Milwaukee

Largest County (by population) : Milwaukee County

Total Area (square miles) : 65498

Admitted to Union : May 29, 1848

Time Zone : Central

State Flower : Wood Violet

State Tree : Sugar Maple

State Bird : American Robin

Major Industries : dairy, paper, non-electric machinery

Major Companies : Johnson Controls, Northwestern Mutual, Manpower, Kohl's


  • Wisconsin is called the Badger State after the early miners who lived in the region. They either lived in the mind shafts or dug their homes out of the sides of hills.
  • The streams and rivers in Wisconsin would add up to 26,767 miles in length if put end to end.
  • The country's first hydroelectric plant was built at Fox River in 1882.
  • Wisconsin offers 15,210 miles of snowmobile trails.
  • The largest water-theme park in the United States is Noah's Ark in Wisconsin Dells.

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Where was F. H. Krueger burried? Lived I believe from 1863 to 1942 Sauk County. Any information would be great.
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What is the status of the Foreclosure/Sheriff's Sale of W2418 County Rd KK, Appleton, WI 54915? Thank you.
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I need a certified copy of my divorce and financial disclosure for tax purposes. Where may I receive a copy?
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What is the history on Carmichael Road?  When was it named and why was it named Carmichael Road?
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I need help in finding a notice to the father of adoption taking place of his son it was back in 1980  I can not remember I think the paper was the Post Crescent in Appleton but we lived in Neenah so I think our lawyer  was in winnebago county. I am trying to locate the document with the information on. Can you help me or guide me to who i need to get a hold of
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I am trying to find the document that was put in the paper back around 1980 where we had to put notice of an adoption of a child . prior notice to the father of the child. Where can I find that information
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With no need for a formal copy, how do I find a date of marriage in Madison, Wi for family research?  The date is approx 1994 through 2010?
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Adams County Public Records - Recorded Documents Edit

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Adams County Register of Deeds P.O. Box 219 Friendship, Wisconsin 53934

Ashland County Public Records - Ashland County Official Website Edit

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Ashland County Courthouse 201 W. Main St. Ashland, Wisconsin 54806

Barron County Public Records - Property And GIS Maps Edit

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Physical Address:
Barron County Property Records N5723 County Road SN Onalaska, Wisconsin 54650

Bayfield County Public Records - Property And GIS Maps Edit

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Physical Address:
Bayfield County Land Records Department Bayfield County Courthouse P.O. Box 878 117 East Fifth Street Washburn, Wisconsin 54891
Contact: P: 715.373.6156

Bayfield County Public Records - Bayfield County Official Website Edit

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Bayfield County Clerk P.O. Box 878 Washburn, Wisconsin 54891
Contact: P: 715.373.6100

Brown County Public Records - Brown County Official Website Edit

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P: 920.448.4035

Brown County Public Records - Property And GIS Maps Edit

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P: 920.448.6480

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Buffalo County Public Records - Buffalo County Official Website Edit

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P: 608.685.6234

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