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

The community of Chippewa Falls is the Seat for Chippewa County.

Chippewa County was founded in 1845 and was created by taking area from CrawfordCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chippewa had a population of 60,609 people. This is an increase of 9.81% since the last Census (which gave a population of 55,195 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chippewa represented 1.03% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 25th 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
201062,415+13.08%+2.98% since 2009
200960,609+9.81%+0.54% since 2008
200860,286+9.22%+0.55% since 2007
200055,195The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Chippewa Falls   12,89012,9250.27% decrease  
Lafayette   5,7915,19911.39% increase  
Stanley   3,3451,89876.2% increase  
Bloomer   3,3233,3470.72% decrease  
Eagle Point   3,2083,0495.21% increase  

Websites for Chippewa County

Official Website:   www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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