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The City of Black River falls is a historic and friendly community in the heart of west central Wisconsin and is the County Seat for Jackson County, designated in 1853. The City is centrally located in Jackson County with the villages of Melrose, Taylor, Hixton, Alma Center and Merrillan within a 15 mile radius. A good network of County Trunk Roads and State Highways link the villages to each other and to the city. In 1872, Black River Falls became the first village in the state to establish a free city Library. The new Public Library, located at 222 Fillmore Street, is the home of the Jackson County History Room. The Jackson County Historical Society is active in the historical preservation in the county. A new Historical Society Museum is located in the original Carnegie Library building, and another Historical Society building is located at 13 South 1 st Street.