Burnett County

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Burnett County is named for Thomas P Burnett, who was a Wisconsin legislator.


Created:  March 31, 1856

County Seat: 

Grantsburg  1856 -1985

Siren            1985 – present


County Courthouse – Siren


Location:  7410   County Road K / Highway 35

Built:  1983 – 1984

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Ozolins-D’Jock Architects of Eau Claire

Contractor:  Construction Analysis and Management, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story brick and concrete structure. On the southeast side is a two story wing connected at the main entrance to a three story northwest wing. The building is faced with a dark red colored exterior which is inter-disbursed by light horizontal brick. The windows form a horizontal band across both wings. The roof line is flat. The building was dedicated in April 2005.


Note:  The previous courthouse was built in Grantsburg in 1888.



N – Douglas County

E – Washburn County

S – Barron County and Polk County

W – Chisago County, Minnesota and Pine County, Minnesota 








Photosd taken 2006 and 2007