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Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Florence County Courthouse will be closed the following holidays:

New Years Day
Presidents' Day
Friday before Easter
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve

If any of the above mentioned holidays falls on Saturday, it shall be observed the preceding Friday and if a holiday falls on Sunday, it shall be observed on the following Monday.


Florence County Demographics

County Size: 316,956.78 Acres; 495 square miles
Eighty percent of Florence County is forested.

Size Rank Statewide:

Second smallest population of 72 counties in Wisconsin. Florence is the only county with no incorporated cities or villages in the State of Wisconsin other than Menominee County. There are over 100 cities and villages in Wisconsin with populations greater than Florence County.

Florence County Townships 2000 estimated population:
  • Aurora: 1,186
  • Florence: 2,319
  • Commonwealth: 419
  • Homestead: 378
  • Fence: 231
  • Long Lake: 197
  • Fern: 153
  • Tipler: 205
Acreage Breakdown:

Public Ownership:
  • 137,188 acres 43%
Nicolet Forest:
  • 83,341 acres
State of Wisconsin:
  • 5,100 acres - Pine, Popple Wild Rivers
  • 3,522 acres - Land commission & misc.
  • 4,600 acres - Spread Eagle State Natural Area
County:
  • 36,486 acres - County Forest
  • 386 acres - misc.
Township:
  • 3,752 acres
Average available for public access, hiking, hunting & fishing:
  • Federal: 83,341 acres
  • State: 8,622 acres
  • County: 41,472 acres
  • Towns: 3,752 acres
  • Industrial Tax Law: 53,093 acres
  • FCL & Open MFL: 12,709 acres
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