Douglas
County

INDUSTRIES

POPULATION

43,601

FAST FACT

Minnesota Power, the region's largest power provider and a division of ALLETE, supplies retail electric service to 144,000 customers and wholesale electric service to 16 municipalities in the Northland.

Douglas County, Wisconsin

Douglas County is located in northwest Wisconsin at the head of Lake Superior, and is part of the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Statistical Area. Superior is Douglas County's largest municipality.  With Duluth, MN, Superior forms the largest port on the Great Lakes by tonnage. Superior is home to the University of Wisconsin Superior and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.
 
Major industries in Douglas County include transportation, manufacturing, wood products, petroleum, and tourism.  The County offers outstanding K-12 and higher education, first-class health care facilities, and a high quality of life.  Douglas County is a transportation hub served by an international shipping port, North America's longest pipeline, four Class I railroads, and several trucking firms.  Interstate 35 and four-lane U.S. Highway 53 connect Douglas County to major metropolitan areas in the upper Midwest and throughout the U.S.  Douglas County has some of the lowest electric rates in the Midwest.
 
Douglas County offers a number of economic development incentives including low interest financing from the Douglas County Revolving Loan Fund, tax credits provided by the State of Wisconsin, and tax increment financing incentives and land grants provided by municipalities within the county. 

COMMUNITIES INCLUDE:

Village of Lake Nebagamon
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Village of Poplar
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Solon Springs
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Superior
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