city in and county seat of Pepin County, Wisconsin
"On the Banks of the Chippewa"
Location of Durand in Pepin County, Wisconsin.
|• Type||City Council|
|• Mayor||Patrick J. Milliren|
|• Total||1.86 sq mi (4.82 km2)|
|• Land||1.75 sq mi (4.53 km2)|
|• Water||0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)|
|Elevation||721 ft (219 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,103.4/sq mi (426.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1564195|
The Durand area was first settled in 1856 by Miles Durand Prindle. Prindle came up the river in a keel boat named the "Dutch Lady." He took government land on the site of the present city. Durand became a city on April 12, 1887.