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Wisconsin Hobby Farms & Horse Properties For Sale
There are several requests for Hobby Farm and Horse Listings in Vilas. Wisconsin has zoning laws when it comes to horses. As a result, if you strive to have horses on the property, you’ll want to be certain to find a house that is zoned for horses. Many of these Properties might have stalls, arenas, pastures, etc. Some may be zoned for horses but not have all of these features. Browse our Horse Property & Equestrian Real Estate Buyer’s Guide
Wisconsin Hunting Listings For Sale
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Wisconsin School Districts Listings For Sale
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Homes for Sale on Big Sand Lake
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The early 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 read out 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 encourage 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 further forms of employment decided in the county. These later 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 Place of 1,018 square miles (2,640 km2), of which 857 square miles (2,220 km2) is estate 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 capably as extensive county forest 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 whole into the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, it is important to note that the county contains portions of both original forests.
The economy in Vilas County is based on tourism centered upon its high concentration of lakes and forests. Hunting and sport fishing are the backbones of the fall economy, and ice fishing and especially snowmobiling makes going on the bulk of the economy in the wintertime. Logging, forestry, construction and government also account for important parts of the local economy.