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The city of Durand lies along the banks of the Chippewa River as it flows to its confluence with the Mississippi River twenty miles downstream. Miles Durand Prindle founded the city in 1856 and named it after his mother's maiden name. As the county seat for Pepin County, Durand's stately 110 year old courthouse is the only remaining wood-framed courthouse in Wisconsin. The Old Courthouse Museum and the Jail next door are both on the National Register of Historic Places.
The leading industries in Durand are education, health, social services, and retail trade. Five private and parochial schools and the Durand School District comprise Durand's educational services. Businesses in Durand offer many services and amenities to the local population. There is even a home town movie theater, the Durand Theater, which shows current titles nightly and on weekends.
Water sports of all types can be enjoyed in all seasons on the Chippewa River. As part of the Big Woods of Western Wisconsin, Durand is part of the October annual 100 mile self guided Fall Color Tour. Visitors to Durand will find ample and unique dining, lodging, and camping opportunities. Three airports and heliports offer convenient transportation for businesses, residents, and visitors alike.
Durand Area Resources
City of Durand and Pepin County
City of Durand, Wisconsin
Pepin County Wisconsin
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Durand Public Junior & High Schools
St. Mary Elementary School - Durand, WI
Holy Rosary School - Durand, WI
Sacred Heart School - Durand, WI
Peru Amish School - Durand, WI
Duscham Amish School - Durand, WI
Chippewa Valley Hospital
Durand Theatre - Wisconsin
Grass on the Chippewa
Blues on the Chippewa
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