Visit it, Live it & Love it!
Welcome to Antigo and of course Langlade County. I believe you will feel as I did after coming here the first time almost a year ago, that once you visit, you will want to live it and you will most definitely love it!! I encourage you to stop on your way through, or better yet make our county your destination when deciding where to vacation or settle down and raise your family.
Many unique businesses are proud to call Langlade County their home. White Lake is the home of Robbins Sports Surfaces. Robbins was first to establish sport floor performance testing in the 1920s. Robbins was first to bring comprehensive DIN testing to the United States, and the first U.S. company with a DIN-certified floor-Bio-Star™ in 1988. Today, Robbins has more DIN-certified floors than any other manufacturer. The Antigo Industrial Park is the site of manufacturers who produce everything from bearings, industrial tools, produce bags, packaging nets, and material handling equipment. Langlade County is also proud to be home to other manufacturers such as Antigo Cheese, Kretz Lumber, and Zelazoski Wood Products.
Antigo is the home to one of the finest health care facilities around. The hospital continually provides quality care for a population of roughly 25,000 people. Langlade Memorial Hospital boasts a 25-bed acute care unit, JCHAO accredited catholic hospital including a five-bed special care unit, state-of-the-art laboratory service, an eight-bed ambulatory care unit, a modern and well-equipped surgical department, a rehab clinic, and obstetrics. The hospital employs over 400 people, admits 1,500 inpatients annually, performs more than 34,000 outpatient procedures and about 1,500 surgical procedures annually. In addition to the hospital, Langlade County has a host of many other clinics, rehabilitative services and specialty offices.
Langlade County has an educational facility for every level. There are three school districts to choose from, Antigo, Elcho, and White Lake. If a private education is what you seek for your child Antigo also has three to choose from. If you are looking to continue your education, than you have to look no further than Northcentral Technical College’s Antigo Campus. NTC offers occupation training, enrichment classes, distance learning, customized labor training and other college level classes.
Langlade County is a true year round destination for recreation, with four seasons of fun and recreation. The Wolf River is well known for its rafting, canoeing and kayaking through white water rapids lined with beautiful scenery. Mountain biking in Langlade County is one of the best kept secrets in the Midwest. Langlade County lakes, rivers, streams and spring holes offer a broad range of fishing. There are approximately 735 wilderness lakes scattered over the county. For the winter enthusiast, there are over 500 miles of regularly groomed snowmobile trails, numerous cross country ski trails and a small down hill ski area Kettlebowl, all within the county boundaries.
The Nicolet National Forest and thousands of acres of county forest land provide un-crowded access for; hunting, hiking, biking, camping, photography and just about any other outdoor experience imaginable.
This newly published guide can not begin to capture all that Langlade County has to offer. To truly appreciate our area, you must experience it and you will Visit, Live It, and Love It! We’d be more than happy to assist you in arranging a visit. Give us a call, toll free at 1-888-526-4523 or visit our web site at www.antigochamber.com. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
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