Langlade County is a county located in northern Wisconsin. As of the 2020 census, the population was 19,491. The county seat is Antigo. Langlade County was created in 1879 and is named after Charles Langlade, a prominent fur trader and early settler in Wisconsin. The county is known for its many lakes, forests and outdoor recreational opportunities, including the Langlade County Forest, the Wolf River and the Ice Age Trail. The county is mostly rural with logging and paper mills as major industries. The county has several small towns and communities, including White Lake, Elcho, and Summit Lake. The county is also known for its hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling.