Introduction to Antigo, Wisconsin

Antigo, Wisconsin, in Langlade county, is 70 miles NW of Green Bay, Wisconsin and 158 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are 8,560 residents in the city.

Antigo History

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.

Antigo Transportation

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.


Total Population 8,001
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 3,523
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 41.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $46,583
% Above Poverty Level 77.9%
% Below Poverty Level 22.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%


People Living Alone 41.5%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $81,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Antigo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles NW of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Langlade
Standard Zip Codes 54409
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.14
Longitude -89.152

Antigo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANTIGO
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station BOWLER
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aniwa 243 $43,333
Birnamwood 874 $55,833
Bowler 416 $50,156
Hatley 518 $75,795
Mattoon 509 $38,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Antigo Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(715) 623-2331
Emergency Service: Yes

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Antigo High Schools

1900 10TH AVE
Serves 1,107 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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