Photo: Frank Boutin Jr. House, ca. 1908, 7 Rice Avenue, Bayfield, WI. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Photographed by user:Royalbroil (own work), 2013, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2015.
The Bayfield County Courthouse is located at 117 East 5th Street, Washburn, WI 54891; phone: 715-373-8100.
Originally known as LaPointe, the county's name was changed to Bayfield in 1866; Washburn was designated as the county seat in 1892.