Buffalo County


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Buffalo County, Wisconsin

407 S 2nd St
Alma, WI 54610
Phone: (608) 685-6209
Fax: (608) 685-6213
www.buffalocounty.com

On central western border of WI, southeast of Saint Paul, MN; organized Jul 6, 1853. Name Origin: For the herds of buffalo that once roamed here

Area (sq mi):: 709.58 (land 684.47; water 25.11) Population per square mile: 20.40
Population 2005: 13,968 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 13,804 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,123; median household $37,200; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,225-$29,083
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buffalo County, South Dakota

PO Box 148
Gann Valley, SD 57341
Phone: (605) 293-3234
Fax: (605) 293-3240

In south-central SD, southeast of Pierre; organized 1871 (prior to statehood) from territorial country. Name Origin: For the once-plentiful herds of buffalo

Area (sq mi):: 487.43 (land 470.59; water 16.83) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 2,100 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 2,032 (White 16.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 83.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 23.40
Income 2000: per capita $5,213; median household $12,692; Population below poverty level: 56.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,097-$14,649
Unemployment (2004): 10.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 16.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buffalo County, Nebraska

PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: (308) 236-1226
Fax: (308) 233-3649
www.buffalogov.org

In south-central NE, west of Grand Island; original county; organized Mar 14, 1855 (prior to statehood); not officially recognized until Jan 20, 1870. Name Origin: For the former feeding grounds of the buffalo

Area (sq mi):: 975.27 (land 967.99; water 7.28) Population per square mile: 45.00
Population 2005: 43,572 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 12.90% Population 2000: 42,259 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 30.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,510; median household $36,782; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,091-$26,694
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kearney County seat (28,640)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Tom Indrebo, owner of Bluff Country Outfitters in world-famous Buffalo County, Wisconsin, is well known in the whitetail industry.
    Buffalo County, Burlington, Ashwaubenon, Granton, Brown
    2 Hunting in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, on opening day of gun season last year, taxidermist Aaron Hopkins (Hopkins North Woods Taxidermy) of Frederic, Wisconsin, took advantage of the limited time he gets to spend in the woods by bagging this wide-spreading bruiser that had a total of 10 points.
    Buffalo County (two sites) - Improving coverage for the town of Fort Thompson and along the State Highway 47; and improved coverage along the State Highway 34 and State Highway 45 corridors near Gann Valley.
    Following the conference, participants are encouraged to attend the Mid-America Alfalfa Expo at the nearby Buffalo County Fairgrounds.
    It's like someone turns the faucet on," says Ted Marum, a whitetail hunting guru who operates Buffalo County Outfitters of Wisconsin.
    Not everyone can sit all day, but this is Buffalo County, and with people on the move, there is not a better time for it.
    The City of Kearney, along with Buffalo County, has been very supportive of our plans to expand, and we deeply appreciate their support," said Dan Schulte, Baldwin's Vice President of Operations.