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The Northwoods of northeast Wisconsin boasts a variety of small villages and townships of 2,000 residents or less. Those include the villages of Coleman, Crivitz, Pound and Wausaukee. Townships include Amberg, Athelstane, Beaver, Beecher, Dunbar, Goodman, Lake, Middle Inlet, Pembine, Porterfield, Pound, Silver Cliff, Wagner and Wausaukee. All are located in Marinette County, which is the Waterfall Capital of Wisconsin.


The Town of Amberg has a very active historical society. The Amberg Museum, which has a wealth of information and artifacts on the area logging and quarrying industries, is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day on Fridays from 1-4 p.m. and...

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Wausaukee, a village of 573 people, is centrally located in Marinette County on Highway 141, about one hour north of Green Bay. The name Wausaukee comes from the Menominee Indians, the native settlers of this area, and means “among the roll...

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With a population of 376, the village of Pound is located only a few miles north of Coleman on Highway 141. It is located within the Town of Pound, which has a population of 1,429. The village is most noted for being the summer retreat of K...

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Crivitz boasts nearly 1,000 residents and is located on Highway 141 just 45 minutes north of Green Bay. Crivitz considers itself the “Gateway to the North.” Nearby are the beautiful Peshtigo River, Peshtigo River State Forest, Lake Noqueb...

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Coleman is a village of 724 residents located about 35 miles north of Green Bay on Highway 141. Coleman in 2003 celebrated 100 years. The Coleman School District is known for a very strong high school wrestling squad that has won several st...

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