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Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
Downtown Baileys Harbor
Downtown Baileys Harbor
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Door
Town Baileys Harbor
Area
 • Total 1.687 sq mi (4.37 km2)
 • Land 1.684 sq mi (4.36 km2)
 • Water 0.003 sq mi (0.008 km2)
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 257
 • Density 152.3/sq mi (58.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920

Baileys Harbor is an unincorporated census-designated place in Door County, within the town of Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin, United States. The community is located on Wisconsin Highway 57 northeast of Jacksonport. As of the 2010 census, its population was 257.

History

It was the first established village on the Door Peninsula and was named after Captain Justice Bailey, who while seeking refuge from a violent storm on Lake Michigan found sanctuary in the sheltered harbor in 1848.

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