Crandon is a city located in Forest County, Wisconsin in northeastern Wisconsin about 100 miles north of Green Bay. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,961. It is the county seat of Forest County and is the only incorporated town in the county. The city is located adjacent to the Town of Crandon.
Forest County and the town of Crandon were started in 1887 and named after Frank P. Crandon, the tax commissioner of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. Since then logging, tourism and light industry have been the staple of the economy.
Crandon is well known for its outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, hunting and snowmobiling with many lakes and hundreds of miles of trails. Crandon is also home of The Crandon International Off-Road Raceway.
Web Sites and Links
Crandon Area Chamber of CommerceLocal businesses and services, area attractions, events calendar, community information.
Four Seasons MotelFind information on rooms, rates, and contact details.
Lake Lucerne Advancement AssociationInformation on activities, resorts, photos, directors, and newsletters.