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Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Sunday, July 31, 2011 is Eau Claire County in Wisconsin.

"Eau Claire County (Eau Claire is French for Clear Water) is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2009, the population estimate was 99,409. Its county seat is Eau Claire.

"The United States Census Bureau's Eau Claire Metropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Eau Claire County (as well as Chippewa County to the north). Together with the Menomonie Micropolitan Statistical Area (which includes all of Dunn County) to the west, the Eau Claire metropolitan area, forms the Census Bureau's Eau Claire-Menomonie Combined Statistical Area, which had a consolidated 2000 population of 188,195.


"Eau Claire county was originally set off as the Town of Clearwater in Chippewa County, in 1855. The name was changed to the Town of Eau Claire on March 31, 1856. The entire town was separated as Eau Claire County by an act of the Wisconsin State Legislature on October 6, 1856."

Source: Eau Claire County, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010