Langlade County

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Langlade County, Wisconsin

800 Clermont St
Antigo, WI 54409
Phone: (715) 627-6200
Fax: (715) 627-6303
www.co.langlade.wi.us

In northeastern WI, northeast of Wausau; organized Feb 27, 1879 as New County from Oconto County; name changed Feb 19, 1880. Name Origin: For Charles Michael de Langlade (1729-1800), an Indian leader who fought with the French against the British in the French and Indian War and with the British against the Americans during the Revolutionary War; he established the first permanent settlement at Green Bay (1764). Some claim for his father, Augustin de Langlade (1695-1771), a French settler who married an Indian woman

Area (sq mi):: 887.88 (land 872.67; water 15.20) Population per square mile: 23.80
Population 2005: 20,735 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 20,740 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,960; median household $33,168; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,949-$23,739
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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