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Bayfield County, Wisconsin, USA

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Originally, in 1848 it was named La Pointe County, Wisconsin. After Douglas and Ashland Counties were split off from the original La Pointe County, the remainder was renamed Bayfield County on April 12, 1866.

Bayfield County is home to the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, a branch of the Ojibwe Tribe.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages & Towns

  • Ashland (part)
  • Barksfield
  • Barnes
  • Bayfield
  • Bayview
  • Bell
  • Cable
  • Clover
  • Delta
  • Drummond
  • Eileen
  • Grand View
  • Hughes
  • Iron River
  • Kelly
  • Keystone
  • Lincoln
  • Mason
  • Namakagon
  • Orienta
  • Oulu
  • Pilsen
  • Port Wing
  • Russell
  • Tripp
  • Washburn (County Seat)



USS Bayfield

Apostle Islands Lighthouse

Bank of Washington

Bayfield County Courthouse

Bayfield Fish Hatchery

The Frank Boutin, Jr. House

The Old Bayfield County Courthouse

The SS Sevona

Washburn Public Library

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (Part)

The Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge