St. Croix County

Christine Hines

1101 Carmichael Road Hudson WI 54016


Performs general administrative functions for the county; administers county, state, and national elections; maintains voter registration data for several municipalities in St. Croix County; issues marriage licenses, tax dee property sales, work permits, processes passport applications including passport photos, processes timber cutting notices,; records all County Board proceedings, and maintains adopted resolutions and ordinances; prepares agendas and takes minutes for certain committees and provides administrative assistance to the County Board; maintains dog license records; processes dog damage claims; compiles official county directory; and serves as a county general information source for the public.

HOLIDAYS ST. CROIX COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES ARE CLOSED: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day

County Information

Located on the northwestern border of the state, St. Croix County is a great place to start or end a trip through Wisconsin’s vacationland. The last glacier reached into St. Croix County creating a unique landscape. The northern portion of the county has steep ridges, deep valleys and rolling countryside dotted with lakes, wetlands, woods, winding roads and picturesque farms and homes; while the southern part of the county has gently sloping hills with fast-flowing trout streams and pastoral settings.

The beautiful St. Croix River forms the County’s western boundary.  Camping is available at three parks: Willow River State Park; the Eau Galle Federal Recreation Area, the location of the world’s largest earthen dam; and, Glen Hills County Park.  Additional county parks are the Troy Beach County Park and Homestead Parklands. St. Croix County’s rivers include the Kinnickinnic River; tubing on the Apple River; canoeing on the upper St. Croix; and sailing, water skiing and boating on the lower St. Croix.

St. Croix County also offers a variety of spectator sports and family fun events: stock car racing at Cedar Lake Speedway; cheese factory tours at Bass Lake and Cady; farmers’ markets throughout the county; exploring Indian Mounds and beautiful views of the St. Croix from the highlands at Birkmose Park; hot-air ballooning; apple orchards; plays; concerts; art fairs; craft shows and more.  There are also several historical sites throughout St. Croix County.

County Population: 87816

Cities: 4

Towns: 21

Villages: 10