Trempealeau County

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Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

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

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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