Washington County, Wisconsin

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Washington County
Washington County courthouse
Washington County courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Washington County
Location within the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°22′N 88°14′W / 43.37°N 88.23°W / 43.37; -88.23
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Founded1845
SeatWest Bend
Largest cityWest Bend
Area
 • Total436 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land431 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water5.0 sq mi (13 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total131,887
 • Density306/sq mi (118/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.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 population
Census Pop.
185019,485
186023,62221.2%
187023,9191.3%
188023,442−2.0%
189022,751−2.9%
190023,5893.7%
191023,7840.8%
192025,7138.1%
193026,5513.3%
194028,4307.1%
195033,90219.2%
196046,11936.0%
197063,83938.4%
198084,84832.9%
199095,32812.4%
2000117,49323.3%
2010131,88712.3%
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. 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