Racine County

Racine County
Town of Michigan, Racine County; Photographer: Kris Cook
County Seat: Racine
Address:

730 Wisconsin Ave.

City: Racine
Zip: 53403
Phone: 262-636-3121
Land Area: 333.1 sq. miles
Elevation: 626 ft. at Racine
Number of Lakes: 21
Area in Lakes: 3,919 acres (6.12 sq. miles)
Rivers: Des Plaines, Fox, Pike, Root
Major Watershed: Fox River (West), Lake Michigan (East)
Geographical Province: Eastern Ridges and Lowlands
Vegetation:

Thin north-south strip of sedge meadow in center. West: Oak savanna. Northwest: Sedge meadow. Southeast: Prairie bluestem and composites. Northeast corner: Sugar maple, basswood, and elm.

Population:

1930: 90,217
1970: 170,838
1980: 173,132
1990: 175,034
2000: 188,831
2010: 195,408

WCA District: Southeast