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Time Zone: Buffalo County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Alma is the Seat for Buffalo County.

Buffalo County was founded in 1853 and was created by taking area from TrempealeauCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Buffalo had a population of 13,425 people. This is a decrease of 2.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,804 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Buffalo represented 0.26% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 67th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,587-1.57%+1.21% since 2009
200913,425-2.75%-1.22% since 2008
200813,591-1.54%-1.12% since 2007
200013,804The Last Census

More information can be found on the Buffalo County Census Page for Buffalo County.


Below are some of the communities located in Buffalo County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Buffalo County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Mondovi   2,5282,6344.02% decrease  
Buffalo City   9891,0404.9% decrease  
Fountain City   9489833.56% decrease  
Alma   8639428.39% decrease  
Buffalo   6906673.45% increase  

Websites for Buffalo County

Official Website:   www.buffalocounty.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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