Vilas County

Vilas County, Wisconsin

330 Court St
Eagle River, WI 54521
Phone: (715) 479-3600
Fax: (715) 479-3605
www.co.vilas.wi.us

On central northern border of WI; organized Apr 12, 1893 from Oneida County. Name Origin: For Col. William Freeman Vilas (1840-1908), officer in the Civil War, U.S. postmaster general (1885-88), U.S. secretary of the interior (1888-89), and U.S. senator from WI (1891-97)

Area (sq mi):: 1017.85 (land 873.72; water 144.13) Population per square mile: 25.60
Population 2005: 22,330 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 18.80% Population 2000: 21,033 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 45.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,361; median household $33,759; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,497-$25,664
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
References in periodicals archive ?
TheBadger Fund of Funds, which was seeded with $25 million in state dollars, will launch its first venture capital funds in Oshkosh, Madison, Green Bay and Vilas County.
22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko Hometown in Eagle River announces that it will partner with the Vilas County News-Review to launch the annual "Warm the Children" campaign on November 1, 2012.
Warm the Children is thankful for the support of Shopko Hometown and local citizens in this community-wide effort," says Sharina Adams, Warm the Children Coordinator at the Vilas County News-Review.
Al Moustakis, the district attorney in Vilas County, in northern Wisconsin, will recruit volunteers for a second round of controversial tests designed to prove that a woman was drowned by her husband in a toilet - - and didn't commit suicide, as he claims.
This amount exceeds the next highest rate reported in North America of 100 cases per 100,000 population in the Eagle River area in Vilas County, Wisconsin (36).
Epidemiology of human blastomycosis in Vilas County, Wisconsin II: 1991 1996.
April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wealthy second and seasonal home owners who live part time in Vilas County, Wisconsin may be surprised to learn that they are "ghosts.
The March 27 article refers to a recently released Census statistic that 62 percent of the housing units in Vilas County are "vacant.
The article must have been a freshman journalism class assignment," said Vilas County Economic Development Corporation (VCEDC) executive director Ken Stubbe.
In addition to his membership on BVGH's Board, Burrill currently serves as Chairman of the Boards of Pharmasset, Abunda Corporation, Foundation for the National Medals of Science and Technology, Vilas County Economic Development Corporation, and the World Council of Ethics.
Officially established by treaties in 1837 and 1842, the Lac du Flambeau reservation is located in Vilas County, Wis.
The investigation leading to the guilty verdict was conducted by The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Vilas County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin and the Russell County Sheriff's Department in Kansas.