Chippewa County

Chippewa County
Bloomer, Chippewa County; Photographer: Brett Walker
County Seat: Chippewa Falls
Address:

711 N. Bridge St.

City: Chippewa Falls
Zip: 54729
Phone: 715-726-7985
Land Area: 1,041.3 sq. miles
Water Area: 31.7 sq. miles
Elevation: 902 ft. at Chippewa Falls; 1,535 ft. at Flambeau Ridge
Number of Lakes: 520
Area in Lakes: 20,027 acres (31.7 sq. miles)
Rivers: Chippewa, Fisher, Yellow, Wolf
Major Watershed: Chippewa River
Geographical Province: North: Northern Highlands; South and West: Central Plains
Vegetation:

Southwest: Oak savanna (bur oak, white oak and bluestem). Northeast: Maple, hemlock and yellow birch. Northwest: Areas of white and red pine. Central: Scattered pockets of black spruce, tamarack and cedar.

Population:

1930: 37,342
1970: 47,717
1980: 52,127
1990: 52,360
2000: 55,195
2010: 62,415

WCA District: West Central