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Welcome to Port Wing ...

The Town of Port Wing is located in Bayfield County<1>.

The location of Port Wing has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Port Wing: Prt. Wing

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Port Wing has a population of 374 people<3> (see below for details).

Port Wing is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Port Wing lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Port Wing: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Wing had an population of 374 people. This is an increase of 1.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Port Wing had a population of 368 people. This makes Port Wing the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 368 people, the population of Port Wing decreased 12.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 420 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Wing.

Communities near Port Wing ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Wing.

  • Iron River [Bayfield County]
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    • Iron River [Bayfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Port Wing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Maple [Douglas County]
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    • Maple [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Port Wing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Barksdale [Bayfield County]
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    • Barksdale [Bayfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Port Wing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barksdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Brule [Douglas County]
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    • Brule [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Port Wing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brule have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washburn [Bayfield County]
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      • Washburn [Bayfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Port Wing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oulu [Bayfield County]
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      • Oulu [Bayfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Port Wing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oulu have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bayview [Bayfield County]
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      • Bayview [Bayfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Port Wing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hughes [Bayfield County]
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      • Hughes [Bayfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Port Wing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Keystone [Bayfield County]
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      • Keystone [Bayfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Port Wing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keystone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bell [Bayfield County]
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      • Bell [Bayfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Port Wing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bell

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Wing. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Wing.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Wing. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Port Wing.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Wing. See our Newspapers Page for Port Wing.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Wing ...

Looking for more information about Port Wing? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Port Wing, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Port Wing.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Bayfield County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Wing. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bayfield County: www.bayfieldcounty.org/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Bayfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Wing.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Wing - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Wing) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Wing. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port WingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Wing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7488, Longitude: -91.3355       In this case, the coordinates for Port Wing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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