Originally Dallas County
Renamed Barron County in 1869
County Seat: Barron
Parent: Dallas & Polk Counties
The county had taken the name of Barron in the honor of Wisconsin lawyer and politician, Henry D. Barron, who served as Circuit Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.
This section contains links to websites that have multiple databases or webpages with genealogical information.
Birth, Death, & Marriage Records:
Earliest Registration Dates*:
*Records may contain dates previous to year listed. The registration may have occurred some time after the event date.
Barron County Register of Deeds:
330 E LaSalle Ave
Barron, WI 54812
Telephone: (715) 537-6211
- Barron County Deaths 1872-1880 - Death index at Wisconsin Genealogy Trails -
- Barron County History Search - An index to birth, death, divorce and marriage notices found in the Rice Lake Chronotype, the Barron Newshield and the Cumberland Advocate from approximately 1900 to 1950. (There may also be more current entries and some from the Chetek Alert.) -
- Barron County, Wisconsin Obituaries - Index for some obits in Barron County, WI -
- Newspaper Index - Dunn, Pepin and Barron Counties - Index to announcements of births, deaths, anniversaries, and probate notices listed in the local newspapers for Dunn, Pepin, Barron Counties from 1862-1930. -
Censuses contain valuable information about families. This section contains links to transcribed censuses, census indexes or census images for the county.
This section contains links to family tree websites, biographies and information about individuals that lived in the county.
This section contains links of published histories and historical information about the county, its villages, cities or towns. Sometimes within these histories is information about founders, or other people that settled in the area. It may also include ethnic or religious histories of the communities.
- Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, St. Croix, and Rusk Counties: Local History Collections - The collection contains texts (including community records, local history narratives and retrospectives, high school yearbooks, and maps) and images of community sites, events, and residents. -
- 1901 County Maps - Wisconsin county maps presented here were scanned in individually from the large Wisconsin map in the Rand McNally New Standard Atlas of the World Rand McNally & Co. Chicago 1901. Offsite line by Rick Hagen. -
- Current County Map - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is pleased to provide highly detailed county maps online. -
- Original Field Notes and Plat Maps -Barron County - From Wisconsin Public Land Survey Records. his website provides access to scanned images of the original General Land Office survey field notes and plat maps. -
- Barron County Historical Society Museum - Pioneer Village Museum is a delight to the eye and a true educational experience as you tour through 37 buildings. -
- Chetek Area Calhoun Museum - In addition to the collection of artifacts from times gone by, which are on display in downtown Chetek, the Museum also hosts a variety of events during the year that serve to entertain and teach people about life in another time. -
- Newspapers in Barron County - List of county newspaper publications listed at the Library of Congress -