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Vernon County, Wisconsin

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Vernon County was renamed from Bad Ax County on March 22, 1862. Bad Ax County had been created on March 1, 1851. The name Vernon was chosen to reflect the county's green fields of wheat and to evoke Mount Vernon, George Washington's home.

For a complete list of Towns & Communities, please see Wikipedia.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Chaseburg
  • Coon Valley
  • De Soto (part)
  • Genoa
  • Hillsboro
  • La Farge
  • Viroqua (County Seat)
  • Westby



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places