The City of Durand is home to roughly 2,000 residents and is the county seat of Pepin County, Wisconsin. We invite you to enjoy a relaxing evening of music and entertainment at one of the Music in Memorial Park events or take advantage of our world-class music festivals held during the summer months; attend our annual summer festival at the beginning of June or our holiday parade the Saturday following Thanksgiving; along with the many other events and festivities that are sure to please throughout the year.
As the “Gateway to the Lower Chippewa River”, Durand also provides numerous recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. You can take a train ride into the Tiffany Bottoms on a birding expedition; enjoy a challenging round of golf; boat, canoe or kayak down the Chippewa River; take advantage of the numerous fishing and hunting opportunities that are available in the region; or simply enjoy a bicycle trip beginning along the Chippewa River in downtown Durand to Menomonie on the Red Cedar Trail or Eau Claire on the Chippewa State Trail.
Durand is a thriving community with a strong industrial base that includes Badger Communications, Bauer Built Tire, Black’s Valley Ag, Countryside Cooperative, Durand Builders, MBP, Ntec and many other industrial and commercial businesses. We are also fortunate to have a top-notch hospital and other medical services, an excellent K-12 school system; a modern community library; and easy access to several nearby advanced learning institutions including UW-Stout, UW-Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Technical College, all within an short commute from Durand.
Located in picturesque Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Our community takes great pride in offering a terrific environment for your family and business to grow and prosper. Mondovi is truly a great community to call home.
Mondovi offers friendly small town charm with all of the benefits that make living here terrific:
- Local companies offer excellent job opportunities.
- Our local government is very supportive of continued business growth and development.
- Real estate is available and affordable.
- Retail businesses serve our local community with services and goods.
- Excellent healthcare is available locally.
- The school system is top-notch.
- Churches and organizations are active in the community.
- Recreational opportunities are abundant.
Elmwood is a beautiful rural community located along Pierce County’s northeastern border.With close proximity to I-94 and Menomonie, Elmwood offers the best of both rural living along with easy access to larger metropolitan areas.Distance to:
- Downtown St Paul – 60 mi
- Twin Cities International Airport – 68 mi
- Eau Claire – 54 mi
- Madison – 237 mi
- Chicago – 376 mi.