Whitefish Bay, Door County, Wisconsin

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Whitefish Bay
Unincorporated community
Whitefish Bay is located in Wisconsin
Whitefish Bay
Whitefish Bay
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°54′21″N 87°13′02″W / 44.90583°N 87.21722°W / 44.90583; -87.21722Coordinates: 44°54′21″N 87°13′02″W / 44.90583°N 87.21722°W / 44.90583; -87.21722
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Door
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1577971[1]

Whitefish Bay is an unincorporated community located on the shoreline of Lake Michigan in the town of Sevastopol, Door County, Wisconsin.[1][2] Native Americans, likely the Menominee, referred to Whitefish Bay as "Ah-Quas-He-Ma-Ganing" ("save our lives" in English).[3]


  1. ^ a b "Whitefish Bay". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  2. ^ "Topographic map". United States Geological Survey. Microsoft Research Maps. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  3. ^ Tishler, William (2006). Door County's emerald treasure. Univ of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 0-299-22074-5.