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Nelson is a village in Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 395 at the 2000 census. The village is located within the Town of Nelson. Nelson is located at the junction of the Mississippi River and Chippewa River valleys. A causeway and bridge across the Mississippi link Nelson with Wabasha, Minnesota. The river bottoms surrounding the confluence are home to a large amount of wildlife. Nelson lies on Highway 35, the "Great River Road," a popular tourist route that runs up the east bank of the Mississippi River. The town's primary destination for tourists is the 100-year-old Nelson Cheese Factory.