Vilas County

Vilas County
Town of Conover, Vilas County; Photographer: Frank Cademartori
County Seat: Eagle River

330 Court St.

City: Eagle River
Zip: 54521
Phone: 715-479-3600
Land Area: 868 sq. miles
Elevation: 1,647 ft. at Eagle River; 1,869 ft. at Monahan Lake Fire Tower; 1,845 ft. at Muskellunge Hill
Number of Lakes: 1,320
Area in Lakes: 93,923 acres (146.7 sq. miles)
Rivers: Manitowish, Trout, Wisconsin, Eagle
Major Watershed: Lake Superior (North), Chippewa River (West), Wisconsin River (East)
Geographical Province: Northern Highland

Northern half: Maple, hemlock and yellow birch. Southern half: White and red pine, areas of black spruce, tamarack and cedar. Northeast: Small area of jack pine and prairie grasses.


1930: 7,294
1990: 17,707
2000: 21,033
2010: 21,430
2020: 23,047

WCA District: North Central

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