Wisconsin Coastal Communities Overview



Level of Effort



This interactive map provides information about the counties, cities, villages, and towns that border Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Click on a community to view population statistics and link to their government website, interactive map, community plans and development codes and ordinances. 


  • View historic and current population data for counties, cities, villages, and towns along Wisconsin’s Great Lakes shorelines 
  • Access links to government website, interactive maps, community plans, and development codes and ordinances
  • Filter the map to only show locations with a particular resource available

Guidance & Resources

This resource is intended for a broad audience, including coastal property owners, city planners, and resource managers. 

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