Washington County, Wisconsin

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Washington County, Wisconsin
WashingtonCountyWisconsinCourtHouse.jpg
Washington County courthouse
Location within Wisconsin
Location within Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Founded1845
SeatWest Bend
Largest cityWest Bend
Area
 • Total436 sq mi (1,129 km2)
 • Land431 sq mi (1,116 km2)
 • Water5.0 sq mi (13 km2), 1.2%
Population
 • (2010)131,887
 • Density306/sq mi (118/km2)
Congressional district5th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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 populations
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