Brown County, WI
Brown County is located in northeastern Wisconsin. With an area of 616 mi², it is one of the original two counties in Wisconsin. The county was established in 1818 and the county seat is currently located in Green Bay, which is also known as “Titletown”. Brown County has a population of 263,378, making it the fourth most populous county in the state. Brown County is home to the oldest known tree in Wisconsin, a 1,300 foot cedar.
Dane County, WI
Dane County was named after Nathan Dane, who helped to create Wisconsin from the Northwest Territory. Located in south-central Wisconsin, Dane County covers an area of 1,238 mi². It is the second most populous county in the state, with a population of 542,634 as of the 2018 census. The county seat, Madison, is also the state capital. Established in 1839, the area experiences an average of 36 inches of rain, 42 inches of snow and 185 days of sunshine per year.
Milwaukee County, WI
Established in 1834, Milwaukee County is located in eastern Wisconsin. It is the most densely populated county in Wisconsin, with a population of 948,201 in 1,189 mi². The city of Milwaukee is both the county seat and the largest city. Milwaukee is home to two professional sports team: the Milwaukee Bucks (basketball) and the Milwaukee Brewers (baseball).
Racine County, WI
Racine County is the fifth most populous county in the state with a population of 195,584. It was established in 1836 and is located in eastern Wisconsin. Racine has voted for the winning presidential candidate in 28 of the last 31 elections - it considered a bellwether county.
Waukesha County, WI
Waukesha County has an area of 581 mi² and a population of 403,072. The county seat is currently located in Waukesha. The area experiences an average of 35 inches of rain, 43 inches of snow, and 189 days of sunshine per year. Established in 1846, the county's name is Potawatomi for fox.