Jackson County

Jackson County
Town of Franklin, Jackson County; Photographer: Chris Hardie
County Seat: Black River Falls
Address:

307 Main St.

City: Black River Falls
Zip: 54615
Phone: 715-284-0201
Land Area: 992.64 sq. miles
Elevation: 796 ft. at Black River Falls; 1,405 ft. on the ridge south of Fairchild; 1,404 ft. at West Saddle Mound; 1,330 ft. on the ridge north of North Bend; 1
Number of Lakes: 135
Area in Lakes: 5,004 acres (7.82 sq. miles)
Rivers: Black, Buffalo, Trempealeau, East Fork of Black River
Major Watershed: Mississippi River, Wisconsin River (East)
Geographical Province: West: Western Upland; Central and East: Central Plain
Vegetation:

West: Oak savanna. West Central: Expanses of white, black and red oak. Around Black River Falls: Areas of white and red pine; willows, soft maple and ash along the river. East Central: Jack pine and prairie grasses with black spruce, tamarack and cedar. East: Band of red and white pine from north to south, next to a band of black spruce, tamarack and cedar; small area of sedge meadow.

Population:

1930: 16,468
1970: 15,325
1980: 16,831
1990: 16,588
2000: 19,100
2010: 20,449

WCA District: Western