Vernon County, Wisconsin

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Vernon County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 28,056. Its county seat is Viroqua.[1]

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History

Vernon County was renamed from Bad Axe County in 1862. Bad Axe County had been formed 11 years before, from portions of Richland and Crawford counties.[2][3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 816 square miles (2,114 km²), of which 795 square miles (2,059 km²) is land and 22 square miles (56 km²) (2.64%) is water.

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