Kickapoo Center, Wisconsin
|Kickapoo Center, Wisconsin|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1567454|
Kickapoo Center is an unincorporated community located in the town of Kickapoo, Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. Kickapoo Center is located on Wisconsin Highway 131 near the Kickapoo River, 3 miles (4.8 km) south-southwest of Viola.
The first post office opened in Kickapoo in 1853; Robert Wilson was the first postmaster. Kickapoo was planned in 1857 by Joseph Wood on land belonging to Wilson. The early community had a store and a hotel, the latter of which closed in 1873; a sawmill opened across the river from Kickapoo Center in 1883. The community was named for the Kickapoo people.
- "Kickapoo Center, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
- Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Vernon County (Map). http://dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/maps/docs/counties/vernon.pdf. Retrieved July 19, 2011.
- History of Vernon County, Wisconsin. Union Publishing Company. 1884.
- Vogel, Virgil J. (1991). Indian Names on Wisconsin's Map. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 323.
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