Burnett County

Burnett County
Town of Grantsburg, Burnett County; Photographer: PD Strickland
County Seat: Siren

7410 County Rd. K

City: Siren
Zip: 54872
Phone: 715-349-2173
Land Area: 821.5 sq. miles
Water Area: 58.86 sq. miles
Elevation: 996 ft. at Siren
Number of Lakes: 509
Area in Lakes: 31,258 acres (48.84 sq. miles)
Rivers: St. Croix, Clam, Namekagon, Trade, Upper Tamarack, Wood, Yellow
Major Watershed: St. Croix River
Geographical Province: Central Plains

Mostly pine barrens (jack pine and prairie grasses). Along the St. Croix River: Willows, soft maple and ash. West: Small areas of sedges, blue joint and cordgrass. South: Red and white pine and conifer swamp (black spruce, tamarack and cedar).


1930: 10,233
1970: 9,276
1980: 12,340
1990: 13,084
2000: 15,674
2010: 15,457
2020: 16,526

WCA District: Northwest

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