Bayfield County

Bayfield County, Wisconsin

PO Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891
Phone: (715) 373-6100
Fax: (715) 373-6153

On northwestern border of WI, east of Duluth, MN; organized as LaPointe County Feb 19, 1845 (prior to statehood) from Ashland County; name changed Apr 12, 1866. Name Origin: For Henry W. Bayfield, an admiral in the British navy

Area (sq mi):: 2041.53 (land 1476.25; water 565.28) Population per square mile: 10.30
Population 2005: 15,145 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 7.20% Population 2000: 15,013 (White 88.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 11.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,407; median household $33,390; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,441-$22,660
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Notes: The Loon Lake Stewardship Contract is located in Compartments 137 and 141, Bayfield County Wisconsin, T47N, R7W, Sections 6, 7, 8, 18, WashburnRanger District.
Moments later, the Bayfield County, Wisconsin, farmer steers her Hereford among a packed crowd of local business owners and community members.
The Bayfield County Livestock Auction, which takes place annually during the county fair, is one of the best in the region, In part, because many of the local businesses bidding on steers were once 4-Hers themselves.
Our community is a strong supporter of 4-H," says Ian Meeker, 4-H youth development educator for Bayfield County.
A clipping from The Bayfield County Press dated October 22, 1953, written by Eleanor Knight more than 90 years after the hermit's death, claims that "Wilson" was born in Canada of Scottish parents in 1792.
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The trees planted this year include 48,071 trees in South Carolina's Manchester State Forest and 30,592 trees in Wisconsin's Bayfield County Forest.
For Wisconsin's Bayfield County Forest, planting efforts took place in spring 2011 to enhance tree species biodiversity across several different forest areas.
Bayfield County will be offered $10,543 to supplement emergency food and shelter schemes in the county next year.
Tom Galazen and June Bavlnka might not be typical Bayfield County homesteaders, but their North Wind Organic Farm, a few miles from Bayfield and Lake Superior, demonstrates the possibilities.