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.

Public Financing Seminar


Financing and Construction for
Municipal Real Estate and Infrastructure Projects
Tuesday June 21
1:00pm – 2:00 pm
1st Floor Auditorium
Barron County Government Center


The Installment Purchase Contract has proven it can cut project costs by employing a professional development team to manage the project for a flat developer fee and guaranteed fixed price. Iota Management Advisors, LLC works with trusted partners that deliver projects on time and within budget. This model helps municipal real estate projects avoid “change orders”, a common occurrence in municipal projects.

Iota Management Advisors, LLC is a Wisconsin based company that was formed to finance and construct municipal real estate and infrastructure projects in partnership with Wisconsin municipalities. Iota Management Advisors, LLC utilizes an Installment Purchase Contract for these projects.

To learn more about the benefits and use of this financing please join us for the free seminar.

To register, please contact Dave Armstrong at bcedc@co.barron.wi.us.




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