Wisconsin Map

  • Places To Go

    Explore travel information for Wisconsin cities, towns, parks, regions and more.

    Coverage for every state in the United States.

    Explore neighboring countries (and soon countries throughout the world).

    Apostle Islands

    An emerald island studded stretch of Lake Superior known as the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore teases boaters, paddlers, hikers, and even snorkelers with possibility.

  • Things To Do

    Introduction to all the things to do in Wisconsin.

    Searchable list of tour companies, guides and outfitters, rental companies and more.

    Full information on Tourist Attractions, Scenic Drives, Sightseeing Tours and easy vacation activities..

    Detailed information on active pursuits such as biking, hiking, golfing and much more.

    Museums, parks, galleries, zoos, and everything else you could want to do in Wisconsin.

    Things To Do

    Wisconsin may be defined by the water of it's 14,000 lakes and the Green Bay Packers, however, incredible cities, parks, and land-based outdoor recreational pursuits await those whose visit.

    Learn More
  • Sleep + Eat

    Searchable listings of Wisconsin hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

    Searchable listings of Wisconsin RV parks and campgrounds.

    Searchable listings of Wisconsin restaurants, bars, diners, and more.

    Lodging and Hotels

    Use our easy Lodging Search to find exactly the type of accommodation you are looking for at the right price.

    Search Now
  • Travel Planning

    Request Free Travel brochures from destinations throughout Wisconsin.

    Travel articles related to Wisconsin…

    Transportation companies, airports and interactive maps for Wisconsin.

    Travel and tourism books and maps for Wisconsin.

    Basic facts about Wisconsin, including a guide to every city and town in Wisconsin.

    Searchable lists of Wisconsin tourism offices and other helpful government agencies.

  • Photos + Videos

    Searchable slide shows of Wisconsin photos.

    Searchable slide shows of Wisconsin videos.

    Photo and Video Gallery

    Browse photos and videos from across the state, take a virtual tour, search for the imagery you want to see.

    View Now
  • Map It!

City and State Information for Wisconsin

Wisconsin Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

State Flag


"Badger State"

Name Origin
French corruption of an Indian word whose meaning is disputed
Statehood Date
May 29, 1848 (30th)
Cities in Wisconsin

NOTE: Not all cities are displayed. Please narrow your selection by using the search above.

Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of Wisconsin along with the year they became official.

Flower Wood Violet (1949)
Tree Sugar Maple (1949)
Grain Corn (1990)
Bird Robin (1949)
Animal Badger
Wild Life Animal White-Tailed Deer (1957)
Domestic Animal Dairy Cow (1971)
Insect Honeybee (1977)
Fish Musky (Muskellunge) (1955)
Song “On Wisconsin”
Mineral Galena (1971)
Rock Red Granite (1971)
Symbol Of Peace Mourning Dove (1971)
Soil Antigo Silt Loam (1983)
Fossil Trilobite (1985)
Dog American Water Spaniel (1986)
Beverage Milk (1988)
Dance Polka (1994)
Waltz “The Wisconsin Waltz” (2001)
Ballad “Oh Wisconsin, Land Of My Dreams” (2001)
Population Density
98.8 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
54,310 sq mi. (140,673 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
1050 ft (320.04 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
114°F (46°C) on July 13, 1936
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–55°F (–48°C) on February 4, 1996

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No


Select a Free Visitor Guide below


Complete the form to receive your guides by mail