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Barron County, Wisconsin

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The county was created in 1859 as Dallas County (named after Vice President George M. Dallas), with the county seat located at Barron. It was renamed Barron County on March 4, 1869. The county took the name Barron in honor of Wisconsin lawyer and politician Henry D. Barron, who served as circuit judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. Barron County was organized in 1874.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages & Towns

  • Almena
  • Arland
  • Barron (County Seat)
  • Bear Lake
  • Cameron
  • Cedar Lake
  • Chetek
  • Clinton
  • Crystal Lake
  • Cumberland
  • Dallas
  • Dovre
  • Doyle
  • Haugen
  • Lakeland
  • Maple Grove
  • Maple Plain
  • New Auburn (part)
  • Oak Grove
  • Prairie Farm
  • Prairie Lake
  • Rice Lake
  • Sioux Creek
  • Stanfold
  • Stanley
  • Sumner
  • Turtle Lake (part)
  • Vance Creek



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