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Wisconsin

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin, river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the lake district, NE Wis., and flowing generally SW across central Wis. to the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. At Portage it is con...

Wisconsin Overview

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin wĭskŏn´sən, –sĭn [key], upper midwestern state of the United States. It is bounded by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, from which it is divided in part by th...

Wisconsin Rapids

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin Rapids, city (1990 pop. 18,245), seat of Wood co., central Wis., on the Wisconsin River; inc. 1869. Paper, heating equipment, and steel castings are produced. Dairy farms, agriculture...

Dells of the Wisconsin

(Encyclopedia) Dells of the Wisconsin,   The Dells, or The Wisconsin Dells, scenic part of the Wisconsin River, central Wis., NW of Portage. The river has cut a deep gorge through 8 mi (12.9 km) ...

Wisconsin, University of

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin, University of, main campus at Madison; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1848, opened 1849. Its history was disturbed by storms over the policies of Glenn ...

Wisconsin v. Yoder

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin v. Yoder, case decided in 1972 by the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that Amish children could be exempted from compulsory school-attendance beyond the 8th grade; the Amish (see under...

Wisconsin

Capital: Madison State abbreviation/Postal code: Wis./WI Governor: Scott Walker, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Rebecca Kleefisch, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Ron Johnson, R (to …

Wisconsin Map

Wisconsin Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.…

Census Maps of Wisconsin

Wisconsin: Persons per square mile, 2000 Wisconsin: White persons, percent, 2000 Wisconsin: Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 Wisconsin: American Indian and Alaska Native pe…

Wisconsin Quick Facts

Wisconsin Atlas Wisconsin · Demographic · Economic · Housing · Social · Counties and Townships Wisconsin People QuickFacts Wisconsin USA Population, 2005 e…