Vilas County

Vilas County, Wisconsin

330 Court St
Eagle River, WI 54521
Phone: (715) 479-3600
Fax: (715) 479-3605

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
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Wisconsin DNR biologists examined records from angler-caught fish entered in the Vilas County Muskie Marathon from 1964 to 2010, a period that spanned a change in angler ethics from consumption to fervent adoption of live release* Assessment of Wisconsin DNR netting surveys indicate a significant increase in the average length of muskies over the last 70 years, a trend influenced by both increasingly restrictive harvest regulations and increasing voluntary live release.
mBank has already pledged USD 10,500 in new aggregate donations to the Northland Pines, Three Lakes and Phelps schools districts in addition to the Three Eagle Trail Foundation, Eagle River Revitalization Program and Humane Society of Vilas County.
First National Bank of Eagle River, is a community-based financial services company with locations in Vilas County and Oneida County in Wisconsin.
Stevens contained an 86-acre property located in Vilas County, Wisconsin.
Recent studies comparing low- and high-development lakes in Vilas County, Wisconsin, documented declines in the flora and fauna on the more developed lakeshores.
Explaining human settlement patterns in a recreational lake district: Vilas County, Wisconsin, USA.
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).
Researchers recently examined long-term trends in a muskie fishery in northern Wisconsin, based on contest data from the Vilas County Muskie Marathon, which began in 1964.
Big Crooked Lake in Vilas County is an oligotrophic glacial lake of about 600 acres.
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.