Why Choose Pierce County, WI?
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The Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery

Ellsworth Dairy Cooperative is based in the Heart of Wisconsin's Dairyland in the town of Ellsworth, Wisconsin, and was proclaimed the "Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin " by Governor Anthony S. Earl in 1984. Our 450 proud dairy farm family owners live near Ellsworth, throughout Wisconsin, and into Minnesota.

Information and Research

Lake PepinBusiness location and investment decisions are serious and multifaceted, and we view our job as providers of the best possible information to support those decisions.  We take pride in our ability to discuss with you the long term strategic implications of potential investments.  We work closely with the UW – River Falls College of Business and Economics, other regional Wisconsin System campuses, and state Extension specialists to customize our research reports to your specific requirements.  Our regional manufacturing and business service directory provides a wealth of information about our regional firms’ capabilities and local networking opportunities. 

At a glance, Pierce County has:

  • 576 square miles
  • 40,000 residents
  • 68 manufacturing companies (and growing)
  • 83,000 square feet of available industrial space
  • 214 acres of industrial land ready to development
  • 15 branch offices of 8 financial institutions ready to discuss business financing
  • Six school districts graduating 1,200 well prepared seniors each year
  • The 7,200-student campus of the University of Wisconsin – River Falls
  • 5,000 acres of public parkland and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities
  • The Midwest’s premier concentration of trout fishing streams

Come visit!  On your own or with local guides, you’ll enjoy picturesque Pierce County as a visitor or as a new resident.