La Pointe is a town located in Ashland County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 246.
The town includes all of the Apostle Islands. There is an unincorporated community named La Pointe on Madeline Island, the largest of the Apostle Islands and the only one open for commercial development. Although originally the site of a fortified French trading post from 1693-1698, and 1718-1759, La Pointe today was founded more directly as an American Fur Company outpost, beginning in the early 19th century.
Web Sites and Links
Bell Street TavernYear-round dining along with entertainment and banquet facilities. Includes contact information.
Madeline Island Ferry LineProvides passenger, bicycle and car transportation between the La Pointe and Bayfield.
Madeline Island RealtyIncludes property listings and contact details.
Motion To GoBike and moped rental shop. Includes rates, rules, and photographs.