Wisconsin Ashland County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Ashland County, Wisconsin. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Wisconsin Ashland County.

1. Library System BAD RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 2 And Maple ST., Odanah, WI 54861
Phone Number: (715) 682-7111 Ashland 2,973 5,270

2. Central Library BAD RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 2 And Maple ST., Odanah, WI 54861
Phone Number: (715) 682-7111 Ashland N/A N/A

3. Central Library LEGION MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 102 E. Bennett AVE., Mellen, WI 54546
Phone Number: (715) 274-8331 Ashland N/A N/A

4. Library System LEGION MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 102 E. Bennett AVE., Mellen, WI 54546
Phone Number: (715) 274-8331 Ashland 14,584 5,248

5. Central Library MADELINE ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Library ST., La Pointe, WI 54850
Phone Number: (715) 747-3662 Ashland N/A N/A

6. Library System MADELINE ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Library ST., La Pointe, WI 54850
Phone Number: (715) 747-3662 Ashland 7,690 6,000

7. Library System VAUGHN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 502 W. Main ST., Ashland, WI 54806
Phone Number: (715) 682-7060 Ashland 132,137 52,068

8. Central Library VAUGHN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 502 W. Main ST., Ashland, WI 54806
Phone Number: (715) 682-7060 Ashland N/A N/A

Overview of Ashland County, Wisconsin

Ashland County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 16,866. Its county seat is Ashland.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,941 km² (2,294 mi²). 2,703 km² (1,044 mi²) of it is land and 3,237 km² (1,250 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 54.49% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 16,866 people, 6,718 households, and 4,279 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km² (16/mi²). There are 8,883 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.10% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 10.35% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. The reservation of the Bad River Chippewa Band is partially located in the county.

There are 6,718 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.60% are married couples living together, 10.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.30% are non-families. 30.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 11.20% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males.

Cities, villages, and towns

Cities

  • Ashland
  • Mellen

Villages

  • Butternut

Towns

  • Agenda
  • Chippewa
  • Gingles
  • Gordon
  • Jacobs
  • La Pointe
  • Marengo
  • Morse
  • Odanah
  • Peeksville
  • Sanborn
  • Shanagolden
  • White River