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Durand is a city in Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,968 at the 2000 census. The city is located within the Town of Durand and is also the county seat.
Originally named Bear Creek, Durand is located on the banks of the Chippewa River approximately 15 miles (24 km) from its confluence with the Mississippi River.
The Durand area was first settled in 1856 when 21 year old Miles Durand Prindle came up the river in a keel boat named the “Dutch Lady,” and took government land on the site of the present city. Durand was incorporated on April 12, 1887.
The Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder begin here in Pepin County. A lesser known, but equally enjoyable book is Caddie Woodlawn. It takes place in Downsville, Wisconsin.
Durand is located at 44°37′42″N 91°57′42″W / 44.62833°N 91.96167°W / 44.62833; -91.96167 (44.628512, -91.961718).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), of which, 1.6 square…

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