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Pepin County, Wisconsin


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Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Durand is approximately 1931 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 835 (1990), 838 (2010).
The amount of land area in Durand is 4.058 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.287 sq kilometers.
The distance from Durand to Washington DC is 910 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 173 miles. (as the crow flies)
Durand is positioned 44.62 degrees north of the equator and 91.96 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

The Pepin County Courthouse, which served the people of the county for 100 years, along with the jail next door, are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours are available of the buildings, including many displays of artifacts. This courthouse is the only remaining wooden courthouse in Wisconsin. Events
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Durand Fun Fest is held in early June. Fun activities for the entire family.
Call 1-800-344-FUNN for more information.
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Durand Historical Events

Stone Cabin near Durand
One of the oldest structures in Pepin County and probably in the state of Wisconsin is a stone cabinbuilt in 1842 located approximately 5 mile south of Durand, Wi. This cabin was the home of mygrandfather, Conrad Nussberger. Conrad's dad was among the first white settlers in Pepin County.After the accidental death of his father, Conrad claimed the homesteaded land and lived in the stonecabin until after the land was deeded to him by the Federal Land Grant Act of 1884. The land wasoriginal Indian land obtained by the US government by the treaty of 1837 between the US and theChippewa (Ojibwe) Indians. The Nussberger land deed was signed by Chester Arthur, President ofthe United States. The stone cabin still stands at its original location and condition on the formerNussberger farm. Click here to see pictures of the cabin. A historical biography of the Nussberger family is available upon request email:

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