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Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County.
The community was named not for the bay, but for Admiral Henry W. Bayfield, who surveyed Lake Superior for the British
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Bayfield. For links to other places called Bayfield, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bayfield is 46.810N. The longitude is -90.818W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 608.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bayfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bayfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54891 ZIP code.
13% of Bayfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bayfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bayfield was $18,377, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Bayfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Bayfield include Bayfield Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bayfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.
Libraries in Bayfield include Bayfield Carnegie Public Library, Red Cliff Public Library ... View libraries
Bayfield County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bayfield political report.
The average commute time for Bayfield workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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