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Door County, created in 1851 from Brown County, is named after a dangerous water passage at the tip of the peninsula, called by French explorers "Porte des Morts" or "door of the dead." Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Sturgeon Bay.

Land Area 482.72 sq miles
Water Area 1,887.11 sq miles
Elevation 588 ft at Sturgeon Bay
Number of Lakes 25
Area in Lakes 3,254 acres (5.08 sq miles)
Rivers Ahnapee, Mink
Major Watershed Lake Michigan
Geographical Province Eastern Ridges and Lowlands
Natural Vegetation Maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Southwest and eastern shore: small areas of conifer swamp. Northeast: smal;l area of balsam fir and white spruce.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
18,182
20,106
25,029
25,690
27,961
 
Border Counties  
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West:
Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan
Kewaunee County
Green Bay

Door County Government and Local Information Resources
County Government Web Site www.co.door.wi.gov
County Administrator County Administrator
421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2552
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2200
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Court
1205 Duluth Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2205
County Sheriff Sheriff
1201 Duluth Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2400
Health Department Public Health
421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay WI, 54235
Phone: 920-746-2234
Highway Department Highway Department
1001 S Duluth Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2500
County Parks Parks Department
3538 Park Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-9959
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2270
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Door County
421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2260
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Baileys Harbor Community Association
PO Box 31
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
Phone: 920-839-2366
  Door County Visitor Bureau
1015 Green Bay Rd
PO Box 406
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-743-4456
Toll Free: 800-52-RELAX
  Door County Economic Development Corporation
185 E Walnut Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-743-3113
Toll Free: 800-450-3113
  Ephraim Visitor Center and Business Council
PO Box 203
Hwy 42 & Spruce St
Ephraim, WI 54211-0203
Phone: 920-854-4989
  Fish Creek Civic Association
PO Box 74
Fish Creek, WI 54212-0074
Phone: 920-868-2316
  Jacksonport Advancement Corporation
6502 Hwy 57
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
Phone: 920-823-2800
  Sister Bay Advancement Association
PO Box 351
Sister Bay, WI 54234-0351
Phone: 920-854-2812
  Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center
36 S Third Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-743-6246
Toll Free: 800-301-6695
  Washington Island Chamber of Commerce
RR 1 Box 222
Washington Island, WI 54246-9768
Phone: 920-847-2179

Historical and Genealogical Societies Door County Historical Society
4994 Ripp Rd
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-743-4945
  Jacksonport Historical Society
6275 Hwy 57
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-823-2288
E-mail
  Peninsula Genealogical Society
477 N 6th Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

E-mail
  WIGenWebProject, Door County

Door County - Nicolet Federated Library System www.nfls.lib.wi.us
Door County Library
107 South Fourth Avenue
Sturgeon Bay 54235
920-743-6578

Door County Library - Baileys Harbor Branch
2392 Cty F
P O Box 307
Baileys Harbor 54202
920-839-2210
Door County Library - Egg Harbor Branch
7860 Hwy 42 Community Center
P O Box 207
Egg Harbor 54209
920-868-2664

Door County Library - Ephraim Branch
9996 Water St
P O Box 150
Ephraim 54211
920-854-2014
Door County Library - Fish Creek Branch
4097 Hwy 42
P O Box 7
Fish Creek 54212
920-868-3471

Door County Library - Forestville Branch
123 Hwy 42 South
P O Box 308
Forestville 54213
920-856-6886
Door County Library - Sister Bay/liberty Grove Branch
301 Mill Road
P O Box 347
Sister Bay 54234
920-854-2721

Door County Library - Washington Island Branch
RR 1, Box 3
Washington Island 54246
920-847-2323
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