Portage County, Wisconsin

county in Wisconsin, United States

Portage County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2020 census, the population was 70,377.[1] Its county seat is Stevens Point.[2]

Portage County
Portage County Courthouse in Stevens Point
Portage County Courthouse in Stevens Point
Flag of Portage County
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Portage County
Location within the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°29′N 89°30′W / 44.48°N 89.5°W / 44.48; -89.5
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Named forthe portage between the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers
SeatStevens Point
Largest cityStevens Point
 • Total823 sq mi (2,130 km2)
 • Land801 sq mi (2,070 km2)
 • Water22 sq mi (60 km2)  2.7%
 • Total70,377
 • Density87.9/sq mi (33.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Portage County, Wisconsin". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.