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Manitowish Waters is a town in Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 566 in the 2010 census. The unincorporated community Manitowish Waters, is located also within the town.TourismThe town is best known for its chain of lakes. During the summer, the population increases dramatically as tourists come from all around the Midwest.It is also known as an artists' enclave, with many artist studios and gift shops located in the town square and surrounding areas. Another tourist attraction is the ski team, the Skiing Skeeters, who perform free shows two nights a week throughout the summer.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94.4 km²), of which, 30.4 square miles (78.6 km²) of it is land and 6.1 square miles (15.7 km²) of it (16.69%) is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 646 people, 301 households, and 208 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.3 people per square mile (8.2/km²). There were 1,103 housing units at an average density of 36.3 per square mile (14.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.07% White, 0.46% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.01% of the population.
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