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Douglas County, created in 1854 from previously unorganized territory, is named after US Senator Stephen Douglas. Located in northwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Superior.

Land Area 1,309.13 sq miles
Water Area 170.78 sq miles
Elevation 642 ft at Superior
Number of Lakes 431
Area in Lakes 14,113 acres (22.05 sq miles)
Rivers Amnicon, Black, Bois Brule, Eau Claire, Middle, Moose, Nemadji, Ounce, Pokegama, Poplan, St. Croix, St. Louis, Spruce, Totagatic, UpperTamarack
Major Watershed Lake Superior, St. Croix River (South)
Geographical Province North: Lake Superior Lowland. Central and South: Norther Highland
Natural Vegetation Southeast: jack pine and prairie grasses. West and west-central: white and red pine. North: balsam fir and white spruce. West: isolated areas of maple, hemlock and yellow birch, and black spruce, tamarack and cedar.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
46,583
44,657
44,421
41,758
43,287
 
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West:
Lake Superior
Bayfield County
Washburn County, Burnett County
Minnesota

Douglas County Government and Local Information Resources
County Government Web Site www.douglascountywi.org
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
1313 Belknap St
Superior, WI 54880-2769
Phone: 715-395-1330
County Sheriff Douglas County Sheriff
1409 Hammond Ave
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-395-1375
County Parks Douglas County Forestry Department
Po Box 211
Solon Springs, WI 54873
Phone: 715-378-2219
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
1313 Belknap St
Superior, WI 54880-2769
Phone: 715-395-1463
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Douglas County
1313 Belknap St, Room 107
Superior, WI 54880-2769
Phone: 715-395-1363
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Eau Claire Lakes Business Association
13702 Crystal Beach Rd
Gordon, WI 54838
Phone: 715-376-2322
  Nebagamon Community Association
11507 E Waterfront Dr
Lake Nebagamon, WI 54849
Phone: 715-374-2283
  Solon Springs Civic Club
8978 E County Road A
Solon Springs, WI 54873-8138

  Superior-Douglas County Convention & VB
205 Belknap St
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-2773
  Superior/Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
205 Belknap St
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-7716

Historical and Genealogical Societies Douglas County Historical Society
1101 John Ave
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-8449
  Gordon-Wascott Historical Society, and Museum
9672E Hwy Y
Gordon, WI 54838
Phone: 715-376-4249
E-mail
  Old-Brule Heritage Society, Inc
PO Box 24
Maple, WI 54854

  Solon Springs Historical Society
10732 S Rocky Hill Rd
Solon Springs, WI 54873
Phone: 715-378-4296
  Twin Ports Genealogical Society
PO Box 16895
Duluth, WI 55816-0895
  WIGenWebProject, Douglas County

Douglas County - Northern Waters Library Service www.nwls.lib.wi.us
Superior Public Library
1530 Tower Avenue
Superior 54880
715-394-8865
Joan Salmen Memorial Branch
Village Hall, Solon Springs 54873
715-378-4452
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