About Barron County

There’s something for everyone in Barron County! Thriving small towns and cities, beautiful countryside along with lakes and streams offer a great place to live and visit. Welcoming to Barron County, we hope you enjoy your visit and possibly decide to make this your home .

Golf, fishing, canoeing, camping, skiing, and over 300 miles of snowmobiling and ATV trails offer endless opportunities to enjoy Wisconsin’s best! The gorgeous Red Cedar River is well-known for its small mouth bass fishing and amazing fall colors. There are many points of interest and activities year-round, both indoor and outdoor. For indoor fun, there are bowling lanes, roller skating rinks, traditional live theatre, movie theaters, and great shopping. Watch for specialty locally grown foods like bison, cheese and produce, even tour a brewery!

Add to this a vibrant and growing business community,  with strong agriculture, manufacturing, construction, service and healthcare sectors. Entrepreneurs are welcome and will love our innovative atmosphere.

We hope you’ll enjoy your visit with us in Barron County. You’ll love the wonderful mix of beauty, recreation, arts, and business environment that that keep visitors coming back to our area again and again.

Free Seminar

Create your own Free Website
in an Hour!


Looking for a simple way to expand your communication + marketing capabilities? Get a website. 

With your own website you can:

  • Connect + interact with anyone without relying on social media membership
  • Showcase whatever content you want, where you want, without limitations
  • Collect, own + manage important data from your customers + prospects​And you can have all this with a free website that will take you just an hour to create.

How? Heidi Wise, Chief Connections Officer of A Wise Choice Communications in Chetek, will show you at a free website-building seminar.

When? Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Where? 1st Floor Auditorium, Barron County Government Center, 335 East Monroe Ave, Barron, WI.

To register, go to awisechoice.co/CreateYourWebsiteFeb9.

Please note: You will need a laptop computer for this seminar. While you can create a site with a tablet or smartphone, the instruction will focus on laptop/desktop sitebuilding.

Have questions or need help? Call or email Heidi at 715.925.6124 or heidi@awisechoicecommunications.com

Already have a website? Watch for Heidi’s next free seminar, where she’ll show you how to get more out of your site with a personalized communication plan


Around the County
  • Barron
Visit the City of Barron Website. Click here
  • Chetek
Visit the Chetek Chamber of Commerce Website. Click here
  • Cumberland
Visit the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce Website . Click here
  • Rice Lake
Click here for all Rice Lake Chamber Events.
Click here for all Rice Lake Tourism Website.
  • Turtle Lake
Visit the Village of Turtle Lake and Chamber of Commerce Website. Click here
  • St Croix Casino
Visit the St Croix Casino Website Click here


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Barron County Economic Development Corporation

330 East LaSalle Avenue
Government Center, Room 2311
P.O. Box 71
Barron, WI 54812

Office: 715-637-6871
Toll Free: 1-800-529-4148
Cell: 715-790-1327