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Oneida County, created in 1885 from Lincoln county, is named for the Oneida Indian nation. Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Rhinelander.

Land Area 1,124.50 sq miles Click for Rhinelander, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 111.38 sq miles
Elevation 1,554 ft at Rhinelander. 1,735 ft at Squirrel Hill.
Number of Lakes 1,129
Area in Lakes 68,447 acres (106.95 sq miles)
Rivers Little Rice, Little Somo, Pelican, Somo, Tomahawk, Willow, Wisconsin, Wolf
Major Watershed Wisconsin River, Chippewa River (Northwest corner)
Geographical Province Northern Highland
Natural Vegetation Central: white and red pines. Northwest and southwest: jack pine and prairie grasses. West and northeast: areas of maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. Southeast and east-central:conifer swamp.
Population  
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2000:
15,899
24,427
31,216
31,679
36,776
 
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Vilas County
Forest County
Langlade County, Lincoln County
Price County

Oneida County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.oneida.wi.gov
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 400
Rhinelander, WI 54501-0400
Phone: 715-369-6144
County Parks Oneida County Forestry Department
PO Box 400
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-369-6140
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 400
Rhinelander, WI 54501-0400
Phone: 715-369-6150
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Oneida County
PO Box 1208
Rhinelander, WI 54501-1208
Phone: 715-365-2750
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Hazelhurst Information Center
PO Box 311
Hazelhurst, WI 54531-0311
Phone: 715-356-7350
  Lake Tomahawk Information Bureau
PO Box 24
Lake Tomahawk, WI 54539-0024
Phone: 715-277-2602
  Minocqua-Arbor Vitae-Woodruff Area Chamber
PO Box 1006
Minocqua, WI 54548-1006
Phone: 715-356-5266
  Oneida County Economic Development Corporation
PO Box 682
3375 Airport Road
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-369-9110
  Oneida County Visitors Bureau
PO Box 795
Rhinelander, WI 54501-0795
Phone: 800-236-3006
  Pelican Lake Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 45
Pelican Lake, WI 54463-0045
Phone: 715-487-5222
  Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 795
Rhinelander, WI 54501-0795
Phone: 715-365-7464
  Three Lakes Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 268
Three Lakes, WI 54562-0268
Phone: 715-546-3344

Historical and Genealogical Societies Northland Historical Society
PO Box 325
Lake Tomahawk, WI 54539
Phone: 715-356-7423
  Northwoods Genealogical Society
PO Box 1132
Rhinelander, WI 54501-1132
  Rhinelander Historical Society
9 S Pelham St
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-282-6120
  Three Lakes Historical Society
PO Box 250
Three Lakes, WI 54562
Phone: 715-546-3529
  Woodruff Historical Society
PO Box 851
Woodruff, WI 54568
Phone: 715-356-3582
  WIGenWebProject, Oneida County

Oneida County - Wisconsin Valley Library Service wvls.lib.wi.us
Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library
6961 West School Street
P.O. Box 760
Three Lakes 54562
715-546-3391
Minocqua Public Library
P.O. Box 1087
415 Menominee
Minocqua 54548
715-356-4437
Rhinelander District Library
106 North Stevens Street
Rhinelander 54501
715-365-1070
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