Peebles, Wisconsin

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Peebles, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Looking east towards Peebles, Wisconsin
Looking east towards Peebles, Wisconsin
Peebles, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Peebles, Wisconsin
Peebles, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°48′59″N 88°22′35″W / 43.81639°N 88.37639°W / 43.81639; -88.37639Coordinates: 43°48′59″N 88°22′35″W / 43.81639°N 88.37639°W / 43.81639; -88.37639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Fond du Lac
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip codes 54935, 54936
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1571147[1]

Peebles, Wisconsin (pronounced like "Pebbles") is an unincorporated community in the Town of Taycheedah in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.[2] The community is located adjacent to the unincorporated community of Taycheedah. U.S. Route 151 runs through the community. Wisconsin Highway 149 used to run through the community at its western terminus until it was decommissioned in 2006. Taycheedah Correctional Institution is located in the town of Taycheedah several miles south of the community.

History[edit]

The community was named for a man named E. Peebles. In the past, the community was also known as Peebles Corners. In 1880, the area was home to a post office, tollgate, store, cheese-factory, and railroad depot for the Sheboygan & Fond du Lac Railroad.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Peebles, Wisconsin-Wisconsin Historical Society
  3. ^ History of Fond du Lac County. Western Historical Company, Chicago: 1880.