Local Histories Collections

County Records
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The Area Research Center at the UW-Stout holds official county records (e.g. land records, naturalization certificates) from Barron, Dunn, and Pepin counties.  

The following resources provide access to a variety of public records and indexes.

Research Indexes

Search these databases for more information on select years from the following publications from Dunn, Barron, and Pepin Counties:

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Barron County Records

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The following records for Barron County are available at UW-Stout:

  • Census Records
  • Death Certificates before 1907 
  • Birth Certificates before 1907 
  • Marriage Certificates before 1907
  • Naturalization Records
  • Probate Records
  • Church and Cemetery Records
  • Local History Books
  • Funeral Business Records
  • Tax Rolls
  • Plat Books and Index to Landowners, 1888-1961
  • Circuit Court Case Files
  • Judgement Books
  • Local Newspapers 
Dunn County Records

Full text Digital Collections (keyword searchable):

General Area Research Center Indexes:

Dunn County Indexes:

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The Area Research Center holds the records of the Wisconsin Historical Society for public use. The following records for Dunn County are available at UW-Stout:

  • Census Records 
  • Death Certificates before 1907
  • Birth Certificates before 1907 
  • Marriage Certificates before 1907 
  • Naturalization Records
  • Church and Cemetery records 
  • Circuit Course Case Files
  • Judgement Books
  • Local History Books
  • School Records
  • Funeral Business Records
  • Tax Rolls
  • Plat Books and Index to Landowners (1877-1946)
  • Probate Case Files
  • Local Newspapers 
Pepin County Records

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  • Request records, newspaper articles, and research assistance

The Area Research Center holds the records of the Wisconsin Historical Society for public use. The following records for Pepin County are available at UW-Stout:

  • Census Records 
  • Death Certificates before 1907 
  • Birth Certificates before 1907 
  • Marriage Certificates before 1907
  • Church and Cemetery Records 
  • Probate Records
  • Tax Rolls
  • Plat Books
  • Local Newspapers