Trempealeau County

Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

36245 Main St
Whitehall, WI 54773
Phone: (715) 538-2311
Fax: (715) 538-4210

On central western border of WI, southeast of Saint Paul, MN; organized Jan 27, 1854 from Chippewa County. Name Origin: For the town at the foot of a high elevation surrounded by water; French transliteration la montagne qui termpe a l'eau of an Indian word probably meaning 'mountain drenched with water.' The Trempealeau River forms the lower western border of the county.

Area (sq mi):: 741.98 (land 734.08; water 7.90) Population per square mile: 37.90
Population 2005: 27,812 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 27,010 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,681; median household $37,889; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,274-$25,242
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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36 Project: State highway work in Trempealeau County Awarded to: Haas Sons, Thorp 5.
The bill up for discussion on Tuesday is also meant to overturn the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision, in May,to uphold a Trempealeau County environmental and land-use committeesdenial in 2013 of a conditional-use permit to an open, 265-acre frac-sand mine in Arcadia.
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In 1947, the Vernon County Breeders and Trempealeau County Breeders Cooperative merged to create Tri-State Breeders Cooperative.
Director/Health Officer, Trempealeau County Health Department, Whitehall, WI
Jane Pederson, in her study of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, imaginatively used obituaries for the period from 1915 to 1930 to show patterns of persistence rather than mobility.
Focusing on two towns and two villages in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, Pederson's picture of the frontier, specifically the rural community created during what she terms the postfrontier years, is decidedly different from the mythical scenes painted by Turner and later supported by his student Merle Curti.
Reported by: L Knobeloch, PhD, K Krenz, H Anderson, MD, Environmental Epidemiologist, Div of Health, Wisconsin Dept of Health and Social Svcs; C Hovell, Trempealeau County Nursing Svcs, Whitehall, Wisconsin.
In The Making of an American Community (1959), he tested <IR> FREDERICK JACKSON TURNER's </IR> frontier thesis through an exhaustive study of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, conducted with other scholars.
We plan to use its findings to inform our citizens and to help ensure that Trempealeau County remains a healthy place to live, work and play," said Sherry Rhoda, Trempealeau County Health Department health officer.
I admit to occasional fantasies where I envision what life might be like a few counties over, in Buffalo or Trempealeau County, where quiet farmsteads hide in the hollows of the Mississippi River valley.