Wood County

Wood County
Town of Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County; Photographer: Michael Hammitt
County Seat: Wisconsin Rapids
Address:

400 Market St.

City: Wisconsin Rapids
Zip: 54495
Phone: 715-421-8400
Land Area: 792.78 sq. miles
Elevation: 1,028 ft. at Wisconsin Rapids; 1,481 ft. at Powers Bluff
Number of Lakes: 78
Area in Lakes: 4,774 acres (7.46 sq. miles)
Rivers: Black, Wisconsin, Yellow
Major Watershed: Wisconsin River
Geographical Province: West and South: Central Plain; North and East: Northern Highland
Vegetation:

Northern two-thirds: Maple, hemlock and yellow birch. Southwest: White and red pine along southern border. Southwest corner: Small area of black spruce, tamarack and cedar.

Population:

1930: 37,865
1970: 65,362
1980: 72,799
1990: 73,605
2000: 75,555
2010: 74,749

WCA District: North Central