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{{TOCnestright (Sunshine Review)}}'''Wisconsin has 72 counties'''. Counties in [[Wisconsin]] are governed with the [[board of supervisors (Sunshine Review)]] model with two exceptions: [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee County]] which could elect supervisors from Assembly districts until 1980, and [[Menominee County, Wisconsin|Menominee County]] which follows the boundaries of the Menominee Indian reservation and governs using the town board model. <ref>[http://www.wicounties.org/fileup/final%20CG%20brochure%20low.pdf ''WI County Association Brochure on County Government'']</ref>
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{{Counties by state vnt}}
  
==County history==
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The first three counties in Wisconsin were formed in 1818: Brown County in the east, Crawford County in the west and (now defunct) Michilimackinac in the north. As the population increased, Iowa County was added in the southeast in 1829 and Milwaukee County was added in 1834. In 1836 the Wisconsin Territory was created which led to the formation of 15 new counties within the territory: Calumet, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Jefferson, Manitowac, Marquette, Portage, Racine, Rock, Sheboygan, Walworth and Washington.
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Sauk, St Croix and Winnebago counties were formed in 1840; Richland in 1842; Bayfield and Chippewa in 1845. In 1846 Columbia, Lafayette and Waukesha counties were organized, Adams in 1848 (the year Wisconsin was admitted to the union as a state), and Kenosha and Marathon in 1850. Door, La Crosse, Oconto, Outagamie, Vernon, Waupaca and Waushara were all organized in 1851, and Kewaunee in 1852. Buffalo, Clark, Jackson, Ozaukee, Pierce, Polk and Shawano were organized in 1853, while Douglas, Dunn, Monroe and Trempealeau entered in 1854. Burnett, Eau Claire, Juneau and Wood formed in 1856. Green Lake and Pepin counties formed in 1858, Barron in 1859. Ashland County was established in 1860, Lincoln in 1874, Taylor in 1875, Langlade, Marinette and Price all in 1879. Florence County was established in 1882, Sawyer and Washburn in 1883, Forest and Oneida in 1885. In 1893 Iron and Vilas counties were formed, and Rusk County was established in 1901.
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There are '''72 counties''' in [[Wisconsin]].<ref>[http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/CountySeats.aspx ''National Association of Counties'' "County Seats," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
  
Wisconsin's 72nd (and so far, final) county was formed in 1961 when the reservation of the Menominee Indians was recognized as a county. <ref>[http://www.wicounties.org/fileup/final%20CG%20brochure%20low.pdf ''WI County Association Brochure on County Government'']</ref> <ref>[http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/state.cfm&state.cfm&statecode=WI ''Wisconsin Counties, NACO'']</ref>
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==Types of local government==
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==Initiative process availability==
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::''See also: [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Wisconsin]]''
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==County website evaluations==
 
==County website evaluations==
[[Image:Wisconsin-counties-map.gif|right|410px|Wisconsin counties]]
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::''See also: [[Evaluation of Wisconsin county websites]]''
:: ''Main article: [[Evaluation of Wisconsin county websites]]''
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* 39 Wisconsin counties put their budget on their website.
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As of 2009:
* 51 counties include information on their websites about public government meetings.
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* 62 include information about the county's elected officials.
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* 63 include information about the county's administrative officials.
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* 44 give information about permits and zoning in the county.
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* 18 of the counties put information on their websites about audits that the county government has had performed.
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* 2 counties provide information about its contracts with county vendors.
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* None of the county websites disclose whether or not they belong to any [[government sector lobbying association]]s.
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* 4 county websites provide information on how to request [[public records]] using the [[Wisconsin Open Records Law]].
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* 5 county websites provide some information about county taxes.
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===Counties without websites===
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* 39 Wisconsin counties put their budgets on their websites.
As of early March 2009, two of Wisconsin's 72 counties had no website.
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* 51 counties included information on their websites about public government meetings.
 
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* 62 included information about the county's elected officials.
* [[:Category:Wisconsin counties without a website|Wisconsin counties without a website]].
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* 63 included information about the county's administrative officials.
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* 44 gave information about permits and zoning in the county.
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* 18 of the counties put information on their websites about external audits.
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* Two counties provided information about their contracts with county vendors.
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* None of the county websites disclosed whether the county belonged to any [[government sector lobbying association|government sector lobbying associations]].
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* Four county websites provided information on how to request [[public records]] using the [[Wisconsin Open Records Law]].
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* Five county websites provided some information about county taxes.
  
 
==List of counties==
 
==List of counties==
  
===Adams-Crawford===
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{| class="wikitable" style="background:none"
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| align="center" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;"|'''County'''
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| align="center" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;"|'''County seat'''
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*[[Adams County, Wisconsin|Adams County]]
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| [[Adams County, Wisconsin]]||Friendship
*[[Ashland County, Wisconsin|Ashland County]]
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*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron County]]
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| [[Ashland County, Wisconsin]]||[[Ashland, Wisconsin]]
*[[Bayfield County, Wisconsin|Bayfield County]]
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| [[Barron County, Wisconsin]]||[[Barron, Wisconsin]]
*[[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown County]]
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*[[Buffalo County, Wisconsin|Buffalo County]]
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| [[Bayfield County, Wisconsin]]||Washburn
*[[Burnett County, Wisconsin|Burnett County]]
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*[[Calumet County, Wisconsin|Calumet County]]
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| [[Brown County, Wisconsin]]||[[Green Bay, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa County]]
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| [[Buffalo County, Wisconsin]]||[[Alma, Wisconsin]]
*[[Clark County, Wisconsin|Clark County]]
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*[[Columbia County, Wisconsin|Columbia County]]
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| [[Burnett County, Wisconsin]]||Siren
*[[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford County]]
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| [[Calumet County, Wisconsin]]||[[Chilton, Wisconsin]]
 
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===Dane-Forest===
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| [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin]]||[[Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin]]
{|
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| [[Clark County, Wisconsin]]||[[Neillsville, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane County]]
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| [[Columbia County, Wisconsin]]||[[Portage, Wisconsin]]
*[[Dodge County, Wisconsin|Dodge County]]
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*[[Door County, Wisconsin|Door County]]
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| [[Crawford County, Wisconsin]]||[[Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Douglas County, Wisconsin|Douglas County]]
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| [[Dane County, Wisconsin]]||[[Madison, Wisconsin]]
*[[Dunn County, Wisconsin|Dunn County]]
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*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire County]]
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| [[Dodge County, Wisconsin]]||[[Juneau, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Florence County, Wisconsin|Florence County]]
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| [[Door County, Wisconsin]]||[[Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin]]
*[[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin|Fond du Lac County]]
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*[[Forest County, Wisconsin|Forest County]]
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| [[Douglas County, Wisconsin]]||[[Superior, Wisconsin]]
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===Grant-Jackson===
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| [[Dunn County, Wisconsin]]||[[Menomonie, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin]]||[[Eau Claire, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Grant County, Wisconsin|Grant County]]
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| [[Florence County, Wisconsin]]||[[Florence, Wisconsin]]
*[[Green County, Wisconsin|Green County]]
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*[[Green Lake County, Wisconsin|Green Lake County]]
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| [[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin]]||[[Fond du Lac, Wisconsin]]
*[[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa County]]
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| [[Forest County, Wisconsin]]||[[Crandon, Wisconsin]]
*[[Iron County, Wisconsin|Iron County]]
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*[[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson County]]
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| [[Grant County, Wisconsin]]||[[Lancaster, Wisconsin]]
*[[Jefferson County, Wisconsin|Jefferson County]]
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*[[Juneau County, Wisconsin|Juneau County]]
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| [[Green County, Wisconsin]]||[[Monroe, Wisconsin]]
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|-
 
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| [[Green Lake County, Wisconsin]]||[[Green Lake, Wisconsin]]
===Kenosha-Monroe===
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| [[Iowa County, Wisconsin]]||[[Dodgeville, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Iron County, Wisconsin]]||[[Hurley, Wisconsin]]
*[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin|Kenosha County]]
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*[[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin|Kewaunee County]]
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| [[Jackson County, Wisconsin]]||[[Black River Falls, Wisconsin]]
*[[La Crosse County, Wisconsin|La Crosse County]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Wisconsin|Lafayette County]]
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| [[Jefferson County, Wisconsin]]||[[Jefferson, Wisconsin]]
*[[Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade County]]
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| [[Juneau County, Wisconsin]]||[[Mauston, Wisconsin]]
*[[Lincoln County, Wisconsin|Lincoln County]]
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*[[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin|Manitowoc County]]
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| [[Kenosha County, Wisconsin]]||[[Kenosha, Wisconsin]]
*[[Marathon County, Wisconsin|Marathon County]]
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*[[Marinette County, Wisconsin|Marinette County]]
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| [[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin]]||[[Kewaunee, Wisconsin]]
*[[Marquette County, Wisconsin|Marquette County]]
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| [[La Crosse County, Wisconsin]]||[[La Crosse, Wisconsin]]
*[[Menominee County, Wisconsin|Menominee County]]
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*[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee County]]
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| [[Lafayette County, Wisconsin]]||[[Darlington, Wisconsin]]
*[[Monroe County, Wisconsin|Monroe County]]
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| [[Langlade County, Wisconsin]]||[[Antigo, Wisconsin]]
 
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===Oconto-Racine===
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| [[Lincoln County, Wisconsin]]||[[Merrill, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin]]||[[Manitowoc, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto County]]
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| [[Marathon County, Wisconsin]]||[[Wausau, Wisconsin]]
*[[Oneida County, Wisconsin|Oneida County]]
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*[[Outagamie County, Wisconsin|Outagamie County]]
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| [[Marinette County, Wisconsin]]||[[Marinette, Wisconsin]]
*[[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin|Ozaukee County]]
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*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin County]]
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| [[Marquette County, Wisconsin]]||[[Montello, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce County]]
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| [[Menominee County, Wisconsin]]||Keshena
*[[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk County]]
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*[[Portage County, Wisconsin|Portage County]]
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| [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin]]||[[Milwaukee, Wisconsin]]
*[[Price County, Wisconsin|Price County]]
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*[[Racine County, Wisconsin|Racine County]]
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| [[Monroe County, Wisconsin]]||[[Sparta, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Richland County, Wisconsin|Richland County]]
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| [[Oconto County, Wisconsin]]||[[Oconto, Wisconsin]]
*[[Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock County]]
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*[[Rusk County, Wisconsin|Rusk County]]
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| [[Oneida County, Wisconsin]]||[[Rhinelander, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Outagamie County, Wisconsin]]||[[Appleton, Wisconsin]]
===Sauk-Vilas===
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| [[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin]]||[[Port Washington, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Pepin County, Wisconsin]]||[[Durand, Wisconsin]]
*[[Sauk County, Wisconsin|Sauk County]]
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*[[Sawyer County, Wisconsin|Sawyer County]]
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| [[Pierce County, Wisconsin]]||[[Ellsworth, Wisconsin]]
*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano County]]
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*[[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin|Sheboygan County]]
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| [[Polk County, Wisconsin]]||[[Balsam Lake, Wisconsin]]
*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix County]]
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| [[Portage County, Wisconsin]]||[[Stevens Point, Wisconsin]]
*[[Taylor County, Wisconsin|Taylor County]]
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*[[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin|Trempealeau County]]
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| [[Price County, Wisconsin]]||[[Phillips, Wisconsin]]
*[[Vernon County, Wisconsin|Vernon County]]
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*[[Vilas County, Wisconsin|Vilas County]]
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| [[Racine County, Wisconsin]]||[[Racine, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Richland County, Wisconsin]]||[[Richland Center, Wisconsin]]
===Walworth-Wood===
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| [[Rock County, Wisconsin]]||[[Janesville, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Rusk County, Wisconsin]]||[[Ladysmith, Wisconsin]]
*[[Walworth County, Wisconsin|Walworth County]]
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*[[Washburn County, Wisconsin|Washburn County]]
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| [[Sauk County, Wisconsin]]||[[Baraboo, Wisconsin]]
*[[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington County]]
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*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha County]]
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| [[Sawyer County, Wisconsin]]||[[Hayward, Wisconsin]]
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*[[Waupaca County, Wisconsin|Waupaca County]]
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| [[Shawano County, Wisconsin]]||[[Shawano, Wisconsin]]
*[[Waushara County, Wisconsin|Waushara County]]
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*[[Winnebago County, Wisconsin|Winnebago County]]
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| [[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin]]||[[Sheboygan, Wisconsin]]
*[[Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood County]]
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| [[St. Croix County, Wisconsin]]||[[Hudson, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Taylor County, Wisconsin]]||[[Medford, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin]]||[[Whitehall, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Vernon County, Wisconsin]]||[[Viroqua, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Vilas County, Wisconsin]]||[[Eagle River, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Walworth County, Wisconsin]]||[[Elkhorn, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Washburn County, Wisconsin]]||[[Shell Lake, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Washington County, Wisconsin]]||[[West Bend, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Waukesha County, Wisconsin]]||[[Waukesha, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Waupaca County, Wisconsin]]||[[Waupaca, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Waushara County, Wisconsin]]||[[Wautoma, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Winnebago County, Wisconsin]]||[[Oshkosh, Wisconsin]]
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| [[Wood County, Wisconsin]]||[[Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin]]  
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*Evaluation of [[Ballot measure information on Wisconsin county websites|ballot measure information on Wisconsin county websites]]
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* Evaluation of [[Ballot measure information on Wisconsin county websites|ballot measure information on Wisconsin county websites]]
  
==External links==
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==References==
 
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<small>This article was taken and modified from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Wisconsin Wikipedia], the free encyclopedia under the GNU license.</small>
 
  
 
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Revision as of 09:01, 19 September 2013


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There are 72 counties in Wisconsin.[1]

Types of local government

Local government in Wisconsin consists of 72 counties, 595 cities and villages, and 1255 towns. In addition, there are 761 special districts and 440 independent school districts.[2]

Further classifications:

  • All cities and villages have home rule authority and are able to pass charter ordinances.[3]
  • Milwaukee is the only first-class city and only remaining city with a private act charter. Other cities are classified as second, third, or fourth class.[4]

Initiative process availability

See also: Laws governing local ballot measures in Wisconsin

Cities and villages have a state set initiative process in Wis. Stat. § 9.20 that may be used to propose and vote on regular ordinances or charter ordinances.

However, court decisions have limited the subject matter available for initiative. An ordinance initiated under Wis. Stat. § 9.20: 1) must be legislative as opposed to administrative or executive in nature; 2) cannot repeal (or conflict with) an existing ordinance; 3) may not exceed the legislative powers conferred upon the governing municipal body; and 4) may not modify statutorily prescribed procedures or standards (which includes zoning). The restriction on conflicting with existing ordinances limits the initiative power compared with other states.[5][6]

County website evaluations

See also: Evaluation of Wisconsin county websites

As of 2009:

  • 39 Wisconsin counties put their budgets on their websites.
  • 51 counties included information on their websites about public government meetings.
  • 62 included information about the county's elected officials.
  • 63 included information about the county's administrative officials.
  • 44 gave information about permits and zoning in the county.
  • 18 of the counties put information on their websites about external audits.
  • Two counties provided information about their contracts with county vendors.
  • None of the county websites disclosed whether the county belonged to any government sector lobbying associations.
  • Four county websites provided information on how to request public records using the Wisconsin Open Records Law.
  • Five county websites provided some information about county taxes.

List of counties

County County seat
Adams County, Wisconsin Friendship
Ashland County, Wisconsin Ashland, Wisconsin
Barron County, Wisconsin Barron, Wisconsin
Bayfield County, Wisconsin Washburn
Brown County, Wisconsin Green Bay, Wisconsin
Buffalo County, Wisconsin Alma, Wisconsin
Burnett County, Wisconsin Siren
Calumet County, Wisconsin Chilton, Wisconsin
Chippewa County, Wisconsin Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Clark County, Wisconsin Neillsville, Wisconsin
Columbia County, Wisconsin Portage, Wisconsin
Crawford County, Wisconsin Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
Dane County, Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin
Dodge County, Wisconsin Juneau, Wisconsin
Door County, Wisconsin Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Douglas County, Wisconsin Superior, Wisconsin
Dunn County, Wisconsin Menomonie, Wisconsin
Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Florence County, Wisconsin Florence, Wisconsin
Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Forest County, Wisconsin Crandon, Wisconsin
Grant County, Wisconsin Lancaster, Wisconsin
Green County, Wisconsin Monroe, Wisconsin
Green Lake County, Wisconsin Green Lake, Wisconsin
Iowa County, Wisconsin Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Iron County, Wisconsin Hurley, Wisconsin
Jackson County, Wisconsin Black River Falls, Wisconsin
Jefferson County, Wisconsin Jefferson, Wisconsin
Juneau County, Wisconsin Mauston, Wisconsin
Kenosha County, Wisconsin Kenosha, Wisconsin
Kewaunee County, Wisconsin Kewaunee, Wisconsin
La Crosse County, Wisconsin La Crosse, Wisconsin
Lafayette County, Wisconsin Darlington, Wisconsin
Langlade County, Wisconsin Antigo, Wisconsin
Lincoln County, Wisconsin Merrill, Wisconsin
Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Marathon County, Wisconsin Wausau, Wisconsin
Marinette County, Wisconsin Marinette, Wisconsin
Marquette County, Wisconsin Montello, Wisconsin
Menominee County, Wisconsin Keshena
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Monroe County, Wisconsin Sparta, Wisconsin
Oconto County, Wisconsin Oconto, Wisconsin
Oneida County, Wisconsin Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Outagamie County, Wisconsin Appleton, Wisconsin
Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Port Washington, Wisconsin
Pepin County, Wisconsin Durand, Wisconsin
Pierce County, Wisconsin Ellsworth, Wisconsin
Polk County, Wisconsin Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
Portage County, Wisconsin Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Price County, Wisconsin Phillips, Wisconsin
Racine County, Wisconsin Racine, Wisconsin
Richland County, Wisconsin Richland Center, Wisconsin
Rock County, Wisconsin Janesville, Wisconsin
Rusk County, Wisconsin Ladysmith, Wisconsin
Sauk County, Wisconsin Baraboo, Wisconsin
Sawyer County, Wisconsin Hayward, Wisconsin
Shawano County, Wisconsin Shawano, Wisconsin
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Sheboygan, Wisconsin
St. Croix County, Wisconsin Hudson, Wisconsin
Taylor County, Wisconsin Medford, Wisconsin
Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Whitehall, Wisconsin
Vernon County, Wisconsin Viroqua, Wisconsin
Vilas County, Wisconsin Eagle River, Wisconsin
Walworth County, Wisconsin Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Washburn County, Wisconsin Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Washington County, Wisconsin West Bend, Wisconsin
Waukesha County, Wisconsin Waukesha, Wisconsin
Waupaca County, Wisconsin Waupaca, Wisconsin
Waushara County, Wisconsin Wautoma, Wisconsin
Winnebago County, Wisconsin Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Wood County, Wisconsin Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

See also

References

  1. National Association of Counties "County Seats," accessed September 19, 2013
  2. The U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 study of local governments
  3. League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Organization and Powers of Cities and Villages
  4. League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Distinction Among Classes of Cities
  5. Mount Horeb Community Alert v. Village Board of Mt. Horeb, 263 Wis. 2d 544, 665 N.W.2d 229 (2003)
  6. Ballotpedia: Types and #'s of local government by state