Washington County, Wisconsin

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Washington County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat West Bend
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

436 sq mi (1,129 km²)
431 sq mi (1,116 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 1.16%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

117,493
272/sq mi (105/km²)
Website: www.co.washington.wi.us

Washington County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 117,493 people lived there. Its county seat is West Bend.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850 19,485
1860 23,622 21.2%
1870 23,919 1.3%
1880 23,442 −2.0%
1890 22,751 −2.9%
1900 23,589 3.7%
1910 23,784 0.8%
1920 25,713 8.1%
1930 26,551 3.3%
1940 28,430 7.1%
1950 33,902 19.2%
1960 46,119 36.0%
1970 63,839 38.4%
1980 84,848 32.9%
1990 95,328 12.4%
2000 117,493 23.3%
2010 131,887 12.3%
Source: U.S. Census[2]

The county has a total area of 436 square miles (1,130 km2). Of this, 431 square miles (1,120 km2) is land and 5 square miles (13 km2) (1.16%) is water.

Cities and villages[change | change source]

Washington County courthouse
Welcome sign on WIS 28

Towns[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[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. Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (July 2004). "The Population of Southeastern Wisconsin" (PDF). Technical Report Number 11 (4th Edition). Retrieved on 9 April 2007.

Other websites[change | change source]

General
History

Coordinates: 43°22′N 88°14′W / 43.37°N 88.23°W / 43.37; -88.23