About This Place
Black River Falls is a city in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,618 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Jackson County.
The Ho-Chunk Nation has its administrative center in Black River Falls.
Black River Falls was founded to utilize the waterpower of the Black River. As the area was predominantly forest at the time, its primary use was in operating sawmills. Some of the lumber produced was used in the construction of the Mormon temple at Nauvoo, Illinois.