Burnett County

Burnett County, Wisconsin

7410 County Rd K Box 115
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: (715) 349-2147
Fax: (715) 349-7659

On northwestern border of WI; organized Mar 31, 1856 from Polk County. Name Origin: For Thomas P. Burnett (?-1846), lawyer and WI territorial legislator

Area (sq mi):: 880.38 (land 821.52; water 58.86) Population per square mile: 20.10
Population 2005: 16,528 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 19.80% Population 2000: 15,674 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 44.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,712; median household $34,218; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,211-$22,796
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Scott Walker announced on Tuesday that he had appointed Burnett County special prosecutor Joseph Schieffer to be the Burnett County district attorney.
Before working as a special prosecutor at the Burnett County District Attorney's Office, Schieffer had been a solo practitioner at his Cumberland-based firm, Schieffer Law.
Webster, WI, November 22, 2018 --(PR.com)-- A new solar development project by Carlson Electric is estimated to offset over 50 percent of future electric bills for the Humane Society of Burnett County (HSBC).
Another recent case was reported in Burnett County, Wisconsin, which has a population of roughly 15,000.
And it's being celebrated even more directly in scenic Burnett County, where the historic hunt occurred.
Those in Wisconsin are the Burnett County Sentinel in Grantsburg, and the Sun in Osceola.
In December 1978, B&C finally agreed.The deer was to be listed as the James Jordan buck from Burnett County, Wisconsin, in 1981's 8th edition of Records of North American Big Game.
20 will be the 100th anniversary of the hunt for the legendary James Jordan buck, the former Boone & Crockett world record shot in Burnett County, Wisconsin.