Cities & Towns in Portage County, WI

Portage County, county in Wisconsin, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 71,032 inhabitants. The county was created 187 years ago in 1836. Its county seat is .

There are 17 city/town in Portage County, WI. The largest city of Portage County is Stevens Point with a population of 25,949. Other cities include, Stockton population 3,007, Whiting population 1,704, Plover population 1,667, Garfield population 1,645

Stevens Point
Stevens Point

Stevens Point, City in Portage County, Wisconsin


Stockton, Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin


Whiting, Village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States

Situated in central Wisconsin, Portage County is home to a mix of small towns, villages, and larger cities. Here are some of the notable communities located in Portage County:

Stevens Point

Stevens Point is the largest city and county seat, with around 26,000 residents. It is home to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The downtown historic district has shops, restaurants, and art galleries.


Plover is a village located near Lake Pacawa. It has about 12,500 residents and has grown rapidly in recent decades. Plover has shopping centers, restaurants, and parks for recreation.


Whiting is a small community of around 1,500 set along the Tomorrow River. It was originally called Centerville and was built around sawmills and gristmills.


Amherst is a quaint village of around 1,200 residents first settled in the 1800s by immigrants from Amherst, New York. It has a traditional small-town downtown district.


Nelsonville is an unincorporated community of less than 500 people. It was established in 1856 by settlers from Nelson, New York and still maintains its rural roots.


Rosholt is centrally located in the county and has just over 400 residents. It was settled by Polish immigrants in the late 1800s and maintains Polish heritage.

Portage County offers the perfect blend of small-town Wisconsin charm coupled with historic and cultural attractions as the fifth most populated county in the state

All Portage County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Portage County.

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City Name Title Population
Alban Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin 908
Almond Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin 699
Amherst Town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States 1,361
Amherst Junction Village in Portage County, Wisconsin 392
Blaine U. 190
Garfield Garfield is a city in Portage County, Wisconsin 1,645
Jordan Town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States 654
Junction City Village in Portage County Wisconsin 439
Nelsonville Village in Portage County, Wisconsin 151
New Hope Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin 735
Park Ridge Village in Portage County, Wisconsin 496
Peru Town in Wisconsin, United States 251
Plover Village in Portage County, Wisconsin 1,667
Rosholt Village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States 481
Stevens Point City in Portage County, Wisconsin 25,949
Stockton Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin 3,007
Whiting Village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States 1,704

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