Sauk County

Sauk County
Baraboo, Sauk County; Photographer: Adam Crowson
County Seat: Baraboo

515 Oak St.

City: Baraboo
Zip: 53913
Phone: 608-356-5581
Land Area: 837.7 sq. miles
Elevation: 894 ft. at Baraboo; 1,593 ft. at Point Sauk
Number of Lakes: 28
Area in Lakes: 11,004 acres (17.19 sq. miles)
Rivers: Baraboo, Little Baraboo, Wisconsin
Major Watershed: Wisconsin River
Geographical Province: Western Upland; Northeast and Southeast Corners: Central Plain

Wide band of white, black and red oak from northwest corner to central part of the county. South and Northeast: Mostly oak savanna. Southwest, East Central: Small areas of sugar maple, basswood and elm. South Central: Sedge meadow. Along Wisconsin River: Willow, soft maple and ash.


1930: 32,030
1970: 39,057
1980: 43,469
1990: 49,975
2000: 55,225
2010: 61,976
2020: 65,763

WCA District: Southern

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