Chippewa County


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Chippewa County, Wisconsin

711 N Bridge St
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Phone: (715) 726-7980
Fax: (715) 726-7987
www.co.chippewa.wi.us

In west-central WI, east of Saint Paul, MN; organized Feb 3, 1845 (prior to statehood) from Crawford County. (A former county of the same name existed at the time of the 1830 census, covering much of what is now Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, and Vilas counties). Name Origin: For the Chippewa River, which flows through it and near whose headwaters lived the Chippewa (properly Ojibway) Indians. Name means 'puckered', and refers to the seam in their moccasins

Area (sq mi):: 1041.32 (land 1010.43; water 30.89) Population per square mile: 59.30
Population 2005: 59,950 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 5.40% Population 2000: 55,195 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.90%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,243; median household $39,596; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,018-$25,999
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chippewa Falls County seat (12,721)

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    Chippewa County, Minnesota

    629 N 11th St
    Montevideo, MN 56265
    Phone: (320) 269-7447
    Fax: (320) 269-7412
    www.co.chippewa.mn.us

    In west-central MN, southwest of Saint Cloud; established Feb 20, 1862 from Pierce County, which was abolished in 1862. Name Origin: For the Chippewa (more properly Ojibway) Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock. The name probably means 'puckered,' and refers to the seam in their moccasins

    Area (sq mi):: 587.83 (land 582.80; water 5.02) Population per square mile: 22.00
    Population 2005: 12,802 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.20%; 1990-2000 -1.10% Population 2000: 13,088 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 40.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,039; median household $35,582; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,695-$27,429
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Chippewa County, Michigan

    319 Court St
    Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
    Phone: (906) 635-6300
    Fax: (906) 635-6851
    users.lighthouse.net/chippewa/

    On the northeast coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI on Whitefish Bay; established Dec 22, 1826 (prior to statehood) from Mackinac County. Name Origin: For the Ojibway Indians of Algonquian linguistic stock. The name means 'puckered' and probably refers to the seam in their moccasins

    Area (sq mi):: 2697.98 (land 1561.06; water 1136.92) Population per square mile: 24.80
    Population 2005: 38,780 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 11.40% Population 2000: 38,543 (White 75.20%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 18.10%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 36.20
    Income 2000: per capita $15,858; median household $34,464; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,620-$19,682
    Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sault Sainte Marie County seat (14,157)

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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    A multi-year study of groundwater use in Chippewa County, Wis., shows that stream levels can be negatively impacted by frac sand mining and irrigated agriculture, according to researchers from the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and U.S.
    2d 142, 911 N.W.2d 127, affirming the Chippewa County circuit court's order.
    Chippewa County Airport, south of Sault, Mich., is the flyby timing location, while Sault, Ont., will be the fuel stop and an overnight stay location.
    The case, arising in Chippewa County permitted the contract vendee to retain possession of the property because the vendor's acceptance of payment for the delinquency "effectively waived the [vendor's] right" to enforce a default under the contract.
    The committee's recommendations also favor sites in the town of Hortonia in Outagamie County, the town of Winchester in Winnebago County, the Northern Wisconsin Center in Chippewa County, the Fox Valley Region, Grow Academy in Dane County, Wisconsin Center in Union Grove and the village of Wales in Waukesha County.
    Bart Van Malderen, Drylock Technologies' founder and CEO, together with a delegation of the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation, the Chippewa Chamber as well as Senator Terry Moulton and State Representative Kathy Bernier, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open its new headquarters in October.
    Chippewa County Sheriff's department got a called from a caretaker at the daycare who said a six-month-old baby was bleeding from the head and was unresponsive.
    Elsewhere, voters rejected nearly $208 million worth of projects, including a $55.6 million program for the MACCRAY school district, named after the cities of Maynard, Clara City, and Raymond in Chippewa County. The district pitched a middle school addition, elementary and high school renovations, and HVAC improvements in three separate questions.
    Chippewa County, WI, has been a member of APHSA's Peer-to-Peer Health and Human Services Integration Institute.
    As reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the newspaper and one of its reporters, Patrick Marley, have sued the Chippewa County sheriffs department in Wisconsin to obtain 911 call recordings from an incident involving a fatal shooting by a police officer.