How do I learn about the history of the area?


Star Lake is located in beautiful Vilas County, Wisconsin and features a pristine shoreline and excellent water clarity. This region is in the heart of the Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest. Star Lake, WI was a once booming lumber town and is now a quiet community.

This site is focused on current information. There are a few great resources to learn about the history of the area.

Friends of Star Lake has some great photos and historical information. is the definitive resource for historical information about the area.

Visiting the Vilas County Historical Museum in Sayner can also be an enriching experience. The Star Lake Cemetery is also of interest to many people, if you are in to that sort of thing.