Rhinelander is home to approximately 8,000 residents. The community possesses a strong commercial and industrial base and serves as the economic hub for northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, servicing a regional population of approximately 200,000. During the peak summer vacation months, that population increases to nearly 750,000.
The City of Rhinelander was founded in 1882, and is located at the confluence of the Wisconsin and Pelican Rivers. The community’s history is steeped in logging and has evolved to embrace a number of thriving business sectors, including medical, paper-making, packaging, defense contractors and national research facilities.
The Rhinelander Area is a year-round outdoor playground with 232 lakes within 15 minutes of Downtown Rhinelander. Whether you boat or fish, hike or bike, snowmobile or cross-country ski, Rhinelander Area residents enjoy solitude, spectacular fall colors, exceptional winter trails and lush summers.
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