Pepin County

Pepin County, Wisconsin

740 7th Ave W
Durand, WI 54736
Phone: (715) 672-8857
Fax: (715) 672-8677

On central western border of WI, southeast of Saint Paul, MN; organized Feb 25, 1858 from Chippewa County. Name Origin: For Pepin Lake, a widening of the Mississippi River. Named before 1700 by French explorers either for a member of the Duluth expedition, or for the French king, Pepin le Bref (715-768), the father of Charlemagne (742-814)

Area (sq mi):: 248.68 (land 232.28; water 16.40) Population per square mile: 31.80
Population 2005: 7,380 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 2.30%; 1990-2000 1.50% Population 2000: 7,213 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,288; median household $37,609; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,109-$24,407
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gordy and his family own and manage 380 acres in Pepin County and another 240 acres in Buffalo County.
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Greetings from Pepin County, WI, on the "West Coast" of the State of Wisconsin!
Deputy Sheriff Claire Watkins has seen every species of evil that breeds in those metropolitan dead ends and she's chosen to come to roost in the much quieter countryside of Pepin County Wisconsin.
A final decision on the field tests, scheduled for Pepin County, Wis., will be made in July, following a public comment period.
Greetings from Pepin County, WI, the home county of Laura Ingalls Wilder!