Baileys Harbor (CDP), Wisconsin

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Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Downtown Baileys Harbor
Downtown Baileys Harbor
Baileys Harbor is located in Wisconsin
Baileys Harbor
Baileys Harbor
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°57′6″N 87°20′12″W / 44.95167°N 87.33667°W / 44.95167; -87.33667Coordinates: 44°57′6″N 87°20′12″W / 44.95167°N 87.33667°W / 44.95167; -87.33667
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Door
Town Baileys Harbor
 • Total 1.687 sq mi (4.37 km2)
 • Land 1.684 sq mi (4.36 km2)
 • Water 0.003 sq mi (0.008 km2)
Elevation 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 257
 • Density 150/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920

Baileys Harbor is an unincorporated census-designated place in Door County, within the town of Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin, United States. The community is located on Wisconsin Highway 57 northeast of Jacksonport.[1] As of the 2010 census, its population was 257.[2]


It was the first established village on the Door Peninsula and was named after Captain Justice Bailey, who while seeking refuge from a violent storm on Lake Michigan found sanctuary in the sheltered harbor in 1848.[3]