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

The community of Grantsburg is the Seat for Burnett County.

Burnett County was founded in 1856 and was created by taking area from PolkCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Burnett had a population of 15,884 people. This is an increase of 1.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,674 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Burnett represented 0.29% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 64th 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
201015,457-1.38%-2.69% since 2009
200915,884+1.34%-0.51% since 2008
200815,965+1.86%-1.33% since 2007
200015,674The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Grantsburg   1,3821,3690.95% increase  
Meenon   1,2191,1724.01% increase  
Grantsburg   1,12396716.13% increase  
Wood River   9789740.41% increase  
Trade Lake   9188715.4% increase  

Websites for Burnett County

Official Website:   www.burnettcounty.com/gov/

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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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