About Superior-Douglas
Visit Superior-Douglas
Relocate to Superior-Douglas

Douglas County was formed by law enacted on February 8, 1854, and was named after Illinois Senator Stephen A Douglas (of the famed Lincoln-Douglas debates), who was financially interested in Superior. The City of Superior was founded November 6, 1854, and was incorporated March 25, 1889. The area has much to offer visitors and residents alike, including both historical and natural sites, as well as industry and a growing economy.


Visit Superior-Douglas

Douglas County and its unique communities are nestled on the western tip of the Great Lake Superior. Whether you are looking for incredible scenery, rich history, rare attractions, colorful events or year-round recreational opportunities, Douglas County has something to fit your needs. We look forward to your visit!



Planning a move to Superior or Douglas County? Our Relocation Information can make your move a lot easier. From Real Estate to Basic services information are available here, along with a free Relocation Packet request form.