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Wisconsin Hobby Farms & Horse Properties For Sale
There are a lot of inquiries for Hobby Farm and Horse Listings in Vilas. Wisconsin has zoning rules when it comes to horses. As a result, if you seek to have horses upon the property, you’ll want to be determined to find a home that is zoned for horses. Many of these Listings might have stalls, arenas, pastures, etc. Many may be zoned for horses but not have all of these features. Browse our Horse Property & Equestrian Real Estate Buyer’s Guide
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Homes for Sale on Big Portage Lake
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The earliest inhabitants of Vilas County were members of the Chippewa band of Native Americans; the first recorded white settler was a man named Ashman who usual a trading name in Lac du Flambeau in 1818.
In the 1850s migrants from New England, primarily from Vermont and Connecticut, constructed wagon roads and trails through Vilas County including the Ontonogan Mail Trail and a military road from Fort Howard to Fort Wilkins in Copper Harbor, Michigan.
Vilas County was set off from Oneida County on April 12, 1893 and named for William Freeman Vilas. Originally from Vermont, Vilas represented Wisconsin in the United States Senate from 1891 to 1897.
Logging began in the late 1850s. Loggers came from Cortland County, New York, Carroll County, New Hampshire, Orange County, Vermont and Down East Maine in what is now Washington County, Maine and Hancock County, Maine. Many dams were built throughout the county to back loggers as they sent their timber downstream to the lumber and paper mills in the Wisconsin River valley. After the county was founded in 1893 and logging ceased to be the primary industry in the area, migrants seeking extra forms of employment settled in the county. These far ahead immigrants primarily came from Germany, Ireland and Poland though some came from new parts of the United States as well.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,018 square miles (2,640 km2), of which 857 square miles (2,220 km2) is house and 161 square miles (420 km2) (16%) is water. There are 1,318 lakes in the county. Much of Vilas County is covered by the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest as competently as extensive county plant lands. Vilas County waters drain to Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and the Mississippi River. The Wisconsin, Flambeau, and Presque Isle Rivers anything find their headwaters in Vilas County.
Although these two forests have been administratively total into the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, it is important to note that the county contains portions of both indigenous forests.
The economy in Vilas County is based on tourism centered on its tall concentration of lakes and forests. Hunting and sport fishing are the backbones of the slip economy, and ice fishing and especially snowmobiling makes up the bulk of the economy in the wintertime. Logging, forestry, construction and processing also account for important parts of the local economy.