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Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
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Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Facts

When was Eau Claire County, WI Created?
Eau Claire County was created on October 6, 1856 from Chippewa County.

What is the County Seat of Eau Claire County, WI?
The County Seat is located in Eau Claire and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Eau Claire County, WI?
Bordering Counties are Chippewa CountyClark CountyJackson CountyTrempealeau CountyBuffalo CountyPepin CountyDunn County.

Eau Claire County, WI Vital Records

Where can find Eau Claire County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Eau Claire County vital records can be found at the Wisconsin Office of Vital Records has copies of Birth, Marriage, Divorce & Death Records reported since 1907. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Wisconsin for current fees and application process..

You can search online for Eau Claire County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Wisconsin Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Application to mail.

Eau Claire County, WI Census Records

What Eau Claire County, WI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Eau Claire County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860187018801890 (fragment, see below), 1900191019201930 and 1940.

Eau Claire Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Eau Claire Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Eau Claire Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research.

There are Wisconsin State censuses from 1895 and 1905. Also the Wisconsin Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index for 1820-1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Wisconsin Census Records Research Guide

Eau Claire County, WI Courthouse and Government Records

Eau Claire County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Eau Claire County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Eau Claire County.The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

See Also Wisconsin Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Eau Claire County, WI Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Eau Claire County, WI?
A list of Eau Claire County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Wisconsin Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Eau Claire County, WI Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Eau Claire County, WI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Eau Claire County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a listing which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

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Eau Claire Co. WI Church & Cemeteries

Eau Claire Co. WI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Eau Claire Co. WI General and History Websites

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Eau Claire Co. WI Military Records

Eau Claire Co. WI Schools & Directories