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"On the Banks of the Chippewa"
Location of Durand in Pepin County, Wisconsin.
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|• Type||City Council|
|• Mayor||Patrick J. Milliren|
|• Total||1.86 sq mi (4.82 km2)|
|• Land||1.75 sq mi (4.53 km2)|
|• Water||0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)|
|Elevation||721 ft (219 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,103.4/sq mi (426.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1564195|
History[change | change source]
The Durand area was first settled in 1856 by Miles Durand Prindle. Prindle came up the river in a keel boat named the "Dutch Lady." He took government land on the site of the present city. Durand became a city on April 12, 1887.
Geography[change | change source]
Notable people[change | change source]
- Robert L. Pierce - Chairman of the Republican Party of Wisconsin
- Mamre H. Ward - Wisconsin State Assemblyman