Pierce County, Wisconsin

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Pierce County
Pierce County Courthouse
Pierce County Courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Pierce County
Location within the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°43′N 92°25′W / 44.72°N 92.42°W / 44.72; -92.42
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Named forFranklin Pierce[1]
Largest cityRiver Falls
 • Total592 sq mi (1,530 km2)
 • Land574 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Water18 sq mi (50 km2)  3.1%
 • Total42,212
 • Density73.5/sq mi (28.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

Pierce County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2020 census, 42,212 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Ellsworth.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 163.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2020 Decennial Census: Pierce County, Wisconsin". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.