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St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Founded March 11, 1848
County Seat Hudson
Address St. Croix County Courthouse
1101 Carmichael Road
Hudson, Wi 54016
Phone: 715.386.4609
St Croix County Website
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County County Courthouse

St Croix County Courthouse
1101 Carmichael Road
Hudson, Wi 54016
Phone: 715.386.4609

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

Historical Facts

Parent County

1840--St. Croix County was created 9 January 1840 from Crawford County.  County seat: Hudson [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 website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Barron  • Dunn  • Pierce  • Polk  • Washington County, Minnesota



Bible Records




  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
  • 1865 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
  • 1875 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
  • 1885 Wisconsin State Census Search indexed census.  Identifies by name of head of household.  Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
  • 1895 Wisconsin State Census Index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
  • 1905 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.

Church History and Records


First Lutheran Church, New Richmond

  • Records of the First Lutheran Church, New Richmond, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at ($).

Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Glenwood City

  • Records of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Glenwood City, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at ($).

Star Prairie

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Star Prairie, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals


Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups





Land and Property



Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from St. Croix County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of St. Croix County.

- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company D
- 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company H with men from the town of Forest, which is found in Fond du Lac County, Richland County, St. Croix County or Vernon County

Naturalization and Citizenship




Probate Records

Online Records


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

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


St Croix County Historical Society
1104 Third Street
Hudson, WI 54016
Phone: 715-386-2654

Area Research Center - University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Chalmer Davee Library, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
120 Cascade Avenue
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: 715/425-3567

New Richmond Heritage Center
1100 Heritage Dr
New Richmond, WI 54017


Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Web Sites


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 St Croix Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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