Stevens Point is a city located in Portage County in central Wisconsin. It is the county seat and the largest city of the county. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,551. The city was incorporated in 1858.
Stevens Point is home to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP), a small university known for (among other things) its graduate program in natural resources.
Each year in April, WWSP, the campus radio station of UW - Stevens Point hosts a trivia contest that bills itself as the largest trivia contest in the world. Usually the contest features over 500 teams and over 10,000 participants. It has been featured in several newspapers, and was reported on by the BBC. It has been held annually since 1969.
Stevens Point was also a major shooting location for the films of Kandrew Ltd, although the headquarters and editing facilities were located in neighboring Plover. Kandrew Ltd, although never celebrated by the citizens of its hometown, remains an enduring success in the minds of its two creators.
Web Sites and Links
Anteas ProjectProject for environmental education through local arts and humanities. Download a paper on Comparative Analyses of Literature about Local Environments.
Art VillageA contemporary art studio featuring pottery, fine arts, classes and gallery.
Big Brothers Big SistersProgram information for Portage County Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization. Events calendar, information for mentors.
Captain John's Bomber BaitsAntique fishing tackle, all wood lures collecting site. Color photos of lure collections for possible trading.
Central Wisconsin Scuba ClubDiving club including message board and club news.
Greyhound StationGreyhound bus depot information including address, phone number and hours of operation. Includes a link to get schedule information.
National Association for Retail Merchandising ServicesFeatures a searchable online database of merchandisers, newsletter, merchandising events and research.
National Public Safety Information BureauNational directories of law enforcement, fire, and emergency departments. Directories available online via links and can be purchased in print versions.
Portage County Crime StoppersLocal Crime Stoppers listings with toll-free tip line.
Rice Medical CenterNew medical clinic in Stevens Point, WI
Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitors BureauA collection of online information about Stevens Point with phone numbers and some links.
Stevens Point Composite SquadronCivil air patrol for Stevens Point featuring community events out of the SP municipal airport.
WikipediaDetails about the demographics and geography of the Stevens Point.
WYTE FM Radio 96.7Features concert news, contact information, previews, staff list and links.