Town of Mercer, Iron County; Photographer: Debbi Luby
County Seat: Hurley
300 Taconite St.
Land Area: 757.3 sq. miles
Elevation: 1,493 ft. at Hurley; 1,860 ft. at the hill northwest of Iron Belt; 1,819 ft. at Upson Lookout Tower Hill; 1,777 ft. at Trimble Hill; 1,774 ft. at the
Number of Lakes: 494
Area in Lakes: 29,368 acres (45.89 sq. miles)
Rivers: Bear, Flambeau, Manitowish, Montreal, Potato, Tyler Forks
Major Watershed: Lake Superior (North), Chippewa River (South)
Geographical Province: Central and South: Northern Highland; North: Lake Superior Lowland
Maple, hemlock and yellow birch. Southeast: Balsam fir and white spruce. Central: Area of black spruce, tamarack and cedar.
WCA District: Northwest