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Together with the Menomonie Micropolitan Statistical Area (which includes all of Dunn County) to the west, the Eau Claire metropolitan area, forms the Census Bureau's Eau Claire-Menomonie Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a consolidated 2000 population of 188,195.
2004 population estimates place the two-county Eau Claire-Chippewa Falls metropolitan population at 155,680, and the expanded Eau Claire-Menomonie CMSA population at 197,417.
There are two lakes in the city, Dells Pond, and Half Moon Lake.
Dells Pond is a reservoir created by a hydroelectric dam, and was formerly used as a holding pool for logs.
Eau Claire is the principal city of the Eau Claire, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the Eau Claire-Menomonie Combined Statistical Area.
"Eau Claire" is the singular form of the original French name, "Eaux Claires", meaning "Clear Waters", for the Eau Claire River.
Since switching from a mayoral system in 1948, Eau Claire has had a city manager-city council form of government.
Between a mile and a half and two miles downstream, the Daniel Shaw & Co.
lumber company founded Shawtown, which was annexed by the 1930s.
Half Moon Lake is an oxbow lake created as part of the former course of the Chippewa River.
As of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was ,399, and the median income for a family was ,320.