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Rusk County, Wisconsin Overview

Rusk County is located in Northern Wisconsin. Its county seat is Ladysmith. The county was created in 1901 and originally named Gates County in honor of James L. Gates, a Milwaukee land speculator. In 1905, the county was renamed in honor of Jeremiah M. Rusk who was the first US Secretary of Agriculture and former governor of the state. The total area of the county is 931 square miles with a population of 14,755 (2010). The surrounding counties are Sawyer County in the north, Price County in the east, Taylor County in the southeast, Chippewa County in the south, and Barron County in the west. The zip codes are 54526, 54530, 54563, 54731, 54766, 54819, 54848, and 54895.

Rusk County Officials Information

The County Clerk serves as secretary to the County Board of Supervisors, keeping a record of County Board agendas and meetings. He/she also provides several services to the public including issuing marriage licenses and cutting notices, providing dog licenses to local municipal treasurers, compiling the Annual Directory, providing Notary Services, and publishes the apportionment of county tax. In addition, the County Clerk handles the human resources needs of the County as well as acts as the chief election official of the County.
County Clerk’s Office:
Address: Rusk County Courthouse, 311 Miner Avenue East, Suite C150, Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: (715) 532-2100
Fax: (715) 532-2237
The forms and documents available in the Clerk’s office include the Rusk County Job Application form, the Personnel Handbook, the SIgned WPPA Contract 2009-2011, tax apportionment sheets, the cutting notice form, voter registration form, Information on Electronic Proof of Residence, absentee voter application form, municipal clerk contact information, the Rusk County – Election Contingency Plan, and the Supervisor Redistrict Map after Redistricting 2012.

Rusk Court Records Information

All Circuit Court records can be found in the Clerk of Circuit Court’s office. You can view these court records in person or online through the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access website. For information on how to get copies of court records, you can call (715) 532-2108.

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Rusk, WI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200918,219
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009715
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009541
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009268
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009433
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009529
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,786
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,489
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009333
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,765
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009170
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009622
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009164
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,110
Rusk County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Rusk County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 26, Ch. 26.04
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Rusk County Marriage License
Location:Rusk County Courthouse, 311 Miner Ave. E, Suite C150, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, 54848
Phone:715-532-2100

Rusk County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 311 Miner Ave E, Ladysmith, WI 54848, United States
Phone: 715-532-2100

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