Introduction to Antigo, Wisconsin
The city was named after the Indian term "Nequi-Antigo-sebi," which means evergreen or spring river. Francis A. Deleglise established the city in 1878, and it was officially chartered in 1883. The area in famous for its soil, which is known as Antigo Silt Loam soil.
Antigo and nearby Attractions
- Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
- Council Grounds State Park
- Camp Five Museum
- Rockin Robin Park
- Rib Mountain State Park
- Clara R McKenna Aquatic Center
Things To Do In Antigo
Antigo Lake Park, Langlade Road Park, Deleglisle Park and Saratoga Park are all nearby. Museums in the area include the Camp Five Museum and the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Local churches include the Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church, the Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church and the Gospel Assembly of God Tabernacle.
Central Wisconsin is the nearest airport.
Antigo Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Saint Norbert College, Northcentral Technical College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.