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Washburn is a city in Bayfield County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Washburn. For links to other places called Washburn, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washburn is 46.673N. The longitude is -90.894W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 692 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,299.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washburn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bayfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54891 ZIP code.
26% of Washburn residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washburn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washburn was $15,331, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Washburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Washburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $790.
Libraries in Washburn include Washburn Public Library ... View libraries
Bayfield County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washburn political report.
The average commute time for Washburn workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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