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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Kewaunee is approximately 2952 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,213 (1990), 1278 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kewaunee is 8.671 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.922 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kewaunee to Washington DC is 691 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 137 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kewaunee is positioned 44.46 degrees north of the equator and 87.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kewaunee Historical Events 1925
The first female sheriff in Wisconsin was appointed in Kewaunee County by the Governor in 1925. Her name was Emma Lutien. Her husband, Charles L Lutien had been sheriff before her and died in a car accident. Emma was asked to stay on to finish out his term - the first time a woman had ever done so in the state of Wisconsin.
When her term was up, she was asked by the County representatives to seek election for another term, but she declined. Emma Lutien, first woman sheriff in Wisconsin lived for many years in a farm house just on the outskirts of Kewaunee, Wisconsin and in her later years in a house in town.
submitted by Mary Haegele publisher of The Upper Midwest Historian and resident of Kewaunee, Wisconsin.
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