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Port Wing, Wisconsin
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Port Wing, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Port Wing, Wisconsin
Port Wing, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Bayfield
Town Port Wing
Area
 • Total 1.150 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.150 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
676 ft (206 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 164
 • Density 142.6/sq mi (55.06/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
54865
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID 1571798

Port Wing (also Portwing) is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Port Wing, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. The community is along Wisconsin Highway 13 and Bayfield County Highway A. It is 30 miles (48 km) west of Bayfield. The Flag River enters Lake Superior at Port Wing's harbor.

Population

As of the 2010 census, its population is 164. Port Wing has an area of 1.150 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.

Education

Port Wing is the site of South Shore School District.

Notable people

  • Jolene Anderson, former WNBA player, Big Ten Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Year in 2007-08 and the all-time leading scorer for the University of Wisconsin women's basketball team, grew up in Port Wing.
  • Megan Gustafson, 2019 Naismith Award winner and two-time Big Ten Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Year at the University of Iowa, was raised from infancy in Port Wing (though born in a Duluth, Minnesota hospital).
  • Gary Sherman, politician and jurist, lived in Port Wing.
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