Bennett (community), Wisconsin

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Bennett, Wisconsin
unincorporated community
Bennett, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Bennett, Wisconsin
Bennett, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°26′55″N 91°51′13″W / 46.44861°N 91.85361°W / 46.44861; -91.85361Coordinates: 46°26′55″N 91°51′13″W / 46.44861°N 91.85361°W / 46.44861; -91.85361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Douglas
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID 1561562[1]

Bennett is an unincorporated community in the town of Bennett, Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States.

The community is located 7 miles (11 km) north-northwest of Solon Springs; and 27 miles southeast of the city of Superior.

U.S. Highway 53, County Road L, and County Road E are three of the main routes in the community.

History[edit]

Bennett was named for Richard Bennett, who built a siding to his business.[2] A post office was established as Bennett Siding in 1892, and the name was changed to Bennett in 1899; the post office closed in 1984.[3]

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