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Town of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Sturgeon Bay

Welcome to Sturgeon Bay ...

The Town of Sturgeon Bay is located in Door County.

The location of Sturgeon Bay has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Sturgeon Bay has a population of 821 people<2> (see below for details).

Sturgeon Bay is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Sturgeon Bay (for example, toward Frankfort (MI)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Sturgeon Bay: (920) and (274)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sturgeon Bay had a population of 818 people. This makes Sturgeon Bay the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Sturgeon Bay represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1067th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 818 people, the population of Sturgeon Bay decreased 5.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 865 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sturgeon Bay had an population of 821 people. This is an increase of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sturgeon Bay.

Communities near Sturgeon Bay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sturgeon Bay and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Ahnapee   [Map]   920   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Algoma   [Map]   3,083   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brussels   [Map]   1,103   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Egg Harbor   [Map]   1,337   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forestville   [Map]   1,087   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gardner   [Map]   1,170   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sturgeon Bay.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sturgeon Bay. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sturgeon Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sturgeon Bay.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sturgeon Bay:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgeon Bay ...

Looking for more information about Sturgeon Bay? 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.

Looking for more information about Sturgeon Bay? 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 Sturgeon Bay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sturgeon Bay.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Door County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Door County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sturgeon Bay.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sturgeon Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sturgeon Bay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sturgeon Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Sturgeon Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sturgeon Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8092, Longitude: -87.2904     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sturgeon Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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