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Bayfield County Wisconsin
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Originally, in 1848 it was named La Pointe County, Wisconsin. After Douglas (1854) and Ashland (1860) Counties were split off from the original La Pointe County, the remainder was renamed Bayfield County on 12 April 1866.  Its county seat is Washburn. The county was created in 1845 and organized in 1850

Ashland (mostly in Ashland County) * Bayfield * Washburn (county seat)


Barksdale  * Barnes * Bayfield * Bayview * Bell * Cable * Clover * Delta * Drummond * Eileen * Grandview * Hughes * Iron River * Kelly * Keystone * Lincoln * Mason * Namakagon * Orienta * Oulu * Pilsen * Port Wing * Russell * Tripp * Washburn

Census-designated Places
Cable * Cornucopia * Drummond * Grand View * Herbster * Iron River * Port Wing

Unincorporated Communities
Ashland Junction * Barksdale * Bark Point * Benoit * Delta * Ino * Lake Owen * Leonards * Moquah * Muskeg * Namekagon *
Pike River * Radspur * Pureair * Oulu * Red Cliff * Salmo * Sand Bay * Sioux * Sutherland * Topside * Wills


Online Records


Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sept 2017:  bio for STAPLES.  Crime news for NEWAGO.  Obits for SMITH, CONLIN
Apr 2016:  obits for BAUE, MULLEN 


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