BUFFALO COUNTY, WISCONSIN
2013 Official County Board Directory
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Welcome to Buffalo County's official government
web site. Buffalo County is located within the Drift less Area of
Western Wisconsin, and was founded in 1853. Buffalo County is named
after the Buffalo River, which was named in 1680 by Father Hennepin.
French voyagers called the river "Riviere des Boeufs," meaning
beef or Buffalo. The 42nd largest County in the State, its boundaries on
the south, west , and east are formed by the Mississippi River, and in
part, by the Chippewa and Trempealeau Rivers.
will astound you with scenery
unsurpassed by any other County in Wisconsin. Buffalo County
offers beautiful valleys of unsurpassed fertility, bordered by towering
bluffs on all sides, which in the summer when covered in foliage, offer
a view of scenery rarely equaled. Not to mention the abundance of
beautiful color in the fall when the leaves turn yellow, orange, and