By the Numbers: Wisconsin Lakes


The number of lakes in Brown and Outagamie counties, making them the counties with the fewest.


The number of inland lakes in Door County: Arbter (also known as Mud and Schmok), Big March (also known as Gunnerson), Bley Pond, Bradley Lake (also known as Little), Butler Pond, Clark Lake, Coffee Swamp, Dunes Lake (also known as Gerlach and Gurlock), Europe Lake and Kangaroo Lake.


The number of lakes in Kewaunee County: Alaska East, Alaska West, Bruemmerville Pond, Casco Millpond, Chada Lake, Engledinger Lake, Hallad Lake (also known as Steffel Pond), Heidmann Lake (also known as Bolt), Krohns Lake, Little Mud Lake (also known as Red River Swamp), Seidl Lake, Shea Lake, Stump Pond and Silver Lake (also known as Sylvan and Hunsader).


The percentage of lakes in Wisconsin that have been named.


The number lakes named Mud in the state – by far the most common lake name.


The depth in feet of Wisconsin’s deepest inland lake, Wazee Lake, east of Black River Falls.


The number of lakes in Vilas County, making it the county with the most.


The number of documented lakes in Wisconsin.


The size in acres of the state’s largest inland lake, Lake Winnebago.

Sources: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Find a Lake,