Wisconsin Vilas County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Vilas 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 Vilas County.

1. Library System BEN GUTHRIE–LAC DU FLAMBEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 622 Peace Pipe Road, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538
Phone Number: (715) 588-7001 Vilas 28,861 6,066

2. Central Library BEN GUTHRIE–LAC DU FLAMBEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 622 Peace Pipe Road, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538
Phone Number: (715) 588-7001 Vilas N/A N/A

3. Central Library BOULDER JUNCTION PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5386 Park ST., Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Phone Number: (715) 385-2050 Vilas N/A N/A

4. Library System BOULDER JUNCTION PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5386 Park ST., Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Phone Number: (715) 385-2050 Vilas 20,341 15,030

5. Library System ELEANOR ELLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 4495 Town Hall RD., Phelps, WI 54554
Phone Number: (715) 545-2887 Vilas 18,500 5,000

6. Central Library ELEANOR ELLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 4495 Town Hall RD., Phelps, WI 54554
Phone Number: (715) 545-2887 Vilas N/A N/A

7. Central Library FRANK B. KOLLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: HWY. 51 S., Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
Phone Number: (715) 543-2700 Vilas N/A N/A

8. Library System FRANK B. KOLLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: HWY. 51 S., Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
Phone Number: (715) 543-2700 Vilas 23,079 11,465

9. Library System IRMA STEIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 8306 School Loop RD., Presque Isle, WI 54557
Phone Number: (715) 686-7613 Vilas 17,955 9,517

10. Central Library IRMA STEIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 8306 School Loop RD., Presque Isle, WI 54557
Phone Number: (715) 686-7613 Vilas N/A N/A

11. Central Library LAND O’ LAKES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 4242 CO. HWY. B, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540
Phone Number: (715) 547-6006 Vilas N/A N/A

12. Library System LAND O’ LAKES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 4242 CO. HWY. B, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540
Phone Number: (715) 547-6006 Vilas 13,667 11,630

13. Library System PLUM LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 239 State Hwy 155, Sayner, WI 54560
Phone Number: (715) 542-2020 Vilas 25,033 18,501

14. Central Library PLUM LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 239 State Hwy 155, Sayner, WI 54560
Phone Number: (715) 542-2020 Vilas N/A N/A

15. Central Library WALTER E. OLSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 N. Main ST., Eagle River, WI 54521
Phone Number: (715) 479-8070 Vilas N/A N/A

16. Library System WALTER E. OLSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 N. Main ST., Eagle River, WI 54521
Phone Number: (715) 479-8070 Vilas 55,120 15,000

17. Library System WINCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Lake And Second Streets, Winchester, WI 54557
Phone Number: (715) 686-2926 Vilas 4,370 3,064

18. Central Library WINCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Lake And Second Streets, Winchester, WI 54557
Phone Number: (715) 686-2926 Vilas N/A N/A

Overview of Vilas County, Wisconsin

Vilas County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 21,033. Its county seat is Eagle River.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,636 km² (1,018 mi²). 2,263 km² (874 mi²) of it is land and 373 km² (144 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 14.16% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 21,033 people, 9,066 households, and 6,300 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (24/mi²). There are 22,397 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 89.69% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 9.08% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,066 households out of which 23.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% are married couples living together, 7.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% are non-families. 26.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.73.

In the county, the population is spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 23.10% from 25 to 44, 28.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.80 males.

History

Governor Tommy Thompson was ordered by a federal court to mobilize hundreds of policemen to keep the peace in Vilas County in 1989 during the Wisconsin Walleye War. Vilas County residents massed in angry throngs to interfere with long-time residents who had gained recognition for their natural resource management jurisdiction off of a federal ethnic reservation, throwing rocks and trying to capsize boats from which families gathered their annual quota of fish.

Cities and towns

  • Arbor Vitae
  • Boulder Junction
  • Cloverland
  • Conover
  • Eagle River
  • Lac du Flambeau (CDP)
  • Lac du Flambeau (town)
  • Land O’Lakes
  • Lincoln
  • Manitowish Waters
  • Phelps
  • Plum Lake
  • Presque Isle
  • Germain
  • Washington
  • Winchester