About This Place
Iron River is a town in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,059 at the 2000 census. The census-designated place of Iron River is located in the town.
U.S. Highway 2 serves as a main arterial route in the community.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90.3 km²), of which, 31.4 square miles (81.4 km²) of it is land and 3.4 square miles (8.9 km²) of it (9.81%) is water.