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Jackson County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1853
County Seat Black River Falls
Courthouse
Address Jackson County Courthouse
307 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615;
Phone. 715.284.0201

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County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
307 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615;
Phone. 715.284.0201

 
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and land records;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records; Register in Probate has
probate records [1]

Historical Facts

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The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[2]

Parent County

1853--Jackson County was created 11 February 1853 fromLa Crosse County. 
County seat: Black River Falls [1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free Indexed images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Historical Records: Wisconsin 1855 State Census This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Repositories

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Jackson County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "List of counties in Wisconsin," Wikipedia.
 

 

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