Portage County

Portage County
Junction City, Portage County; Photographer: Ed Eckes
County Seat: Stevens Point
Address:

1516 Church St.

City: Stevens Point
Zip: 54481
Phone: 715-346-1351
Land Area: 823 sq. miles
Elevation: 1,093 ft. at Portage
Number of Lakes: 136
Area in Lakes: 12,203 acres (19.07 sq. miles)
Rivers: Little Eau Claire, Little Eau Pleine, Little Wolf, Plover, Tomorrow, Waupaca, Wisconsin
Major Watershed: Wisconsin River
Geographical Province: North: Northern Highland; Central and South: Central Plain
Vegetation:

Northwest corner: Areas of maple, hemlock and yellow birch. North Central: Areas of jack pine and prairie grasses. Southwest: Sedge meadow. Northeast: White and red pine, and oak savanna.

Population:

1930: 33,827
1970: 47,541
1980: 57,420
1990: 61,405
2000: 67,182
2010: 70,019

WCA District: North Central