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Door County, Wisconsin

PO Box 670
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: (920) 746-2200
Fax: (920) 746-2330

On the peninsula in northeast WI, bordered on west by Green Bay and on east by Lake Michigan; organized Feb 11,1851 from Brown County. Name Origin: Origin uncertain. A legendary incident involving Indians is said to be the reason the strait between Washington Island and the peninsula is named in French La Porte des Morts, 'Door of the Dead.' Or possibly "the door" refers to the entrance to Green Bay. The county later took the name from the strait.

Area (sq mi):: 2369.83 (land 482.72; water 1887.11) Population per square mile: 58.70
Population 2005: 28,349 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 8.80% Population 2000: 27,961 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 42.90
Income 2000: per capita $21,356; median household $38,813; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,123-$30,657
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Charles East High School spent two weeks in Door County, Wisconsin, studying at Birch Creek Music Performance Center.
Critique: President of the Chicagoland chapter of Sisters in Crime and dividing her time between Chicago and Door County, Wisconsin, author Patricia Skalka is an impressively accomplished master of the mystery genre (Death Stalks Door County, Death at Gills Rock, Death in Cold Water, and Death Rides the Ferry) and in her latest novel, "Death by the Bay" she once again fully captures the reader's dedicated attention in a complex mystery with more twists and turns than a Coney Island roller coaster.
It was lost during a legendary battle at Fort Mechingan, somewhere deep in the woods of what is now Door County, Wisconsin. Although searchers have tried, no sign of the fort has ever been found.
Critique: A deftly crafty mystery set in Door County, Wisconsin, "Death in Cold Water" showcases author Patricia Skalka's genuine flair for originality, her narrative storytelling skills, and her mastery of the genre.
Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park provided grand views of our state to generations of travelers to beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, Governor Walker said.
I routinely appraise properties in Door County, Wisconsin, which is a peninsula in the northeastern part of the state that divides Green Bay on the western shore and Lake Michigan on the eastern shore.
28 September 2015 - US-based financial services firms Nicolet National Bank (Nicolet) and Baylake Bank (Baylake) said that the combined company's branches in Door County, Wisconsin will remain open after the closing of the merger.
Though Door County, Wisconsin, in winter is far from the tropics of Neverland, Wendy, Tiger Lily, and Peter share similar dilemmas with The Vanishing Season's teen love triangle--Pauline the perfect; Maggie the mundane; and Liam, the complicated male love interest.
In Door County, Wisconsin, business leaders felt an acute need for qualified entry-level employees, but saw that students were leaving the area due in pari to a lack of awareness of the good jobs available locally.
Sturgeon Bay and Door County, Wisconsin will host its first branch of the Bank of Luxembourg on January 13, said John Slaty, president of the bank.
And it's not far to northeastern South Dakota, the Iowa Great lakes, or, for that matter, to the famous Lake Michigan waters of Door County, Wisconsin. [paragraph] On the northern front, In-Fisherman Editor In Chief Doug Stange frequently heads that way shortly after ice-out, to get an early start on TV filming.