Clark County, Wisconsin

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Clark County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Clark County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded July 6, 1853
Seat Neillsville
Largest City Neillsville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,219 sq mi (3,157 km²)
1,216 sq mi (3,148 km²)
3 sq mi (9 km²), 0.28%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

33,557
28/sq mi (11/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.clark.wi.us/ClarkCounty/
Named for: William Clark, explorer who accompanied Meriwether Lewis on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Clark County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 33,557 people lived there. Its county seat is Neillsville.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,219 square miles (3,157.2 km2). It has 1,216 square miles (3,149.4 km2) of land. Water covers 3 square miles (7.8 km2) (0.28%) of the county.

Demographics[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 25,848
1910 30,074 16.3%
1920 35,120 16.8%
1930 34,165 −2.7%
1940 33,972 −0.6%
1950 32,459 −4.5%
1960 31,527 −2.9%
1970 30,361 −3.7%
1980 32,910 8.4%
1990 31,647 −3.8%
2000 33,557 6.0%
2010 34,690 3.4%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, the county had 33,557 people living there. There were 12,047 households and 8,673 families living in the county. The population density was 28 people per square mile (11/km²). Clark County had 13,531 housing units. There were, on average, about 11 housing units per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.05% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. 1.20% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 54.0% were of German, 9.0% Polish, 6.2% Norwegian and 6.1% United States or American ancestry according to Census 2000. 6.62% said that they spoke German, Pennsylvania German, or Dutch at home. 1.34% said that they spoke Spanish.[1]

Cities, villages, and towns[change | change source]

Cities and villages[change | change source]

Cities
Villages

Towns[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Ghost towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 44°44′N 90°37′W / 44.73°N 90.61°W / 44.73; -90.61