Rib Falls (community), Wisconsin

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Rib Falls, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Rib Falls, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Rib Falls, Wisconsin
Rib Falls, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°58′16″N 89°54′13″W / 44.97111°N 89.90361°W / 44.97111; -89.90361Coordinates: 44°58′16″N 89°54′13″W / 44.97111°N 89.90361°W / 44.97111; -89.90361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marathon
Elevation 1,220 ft (370 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1572234[1]

Rib Falls (also known as Big Rib Falls) is an unincorporated community located in the town of Rib Falls, Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. Rib Falls is located on the Big Rib River at the junction of County Highways S and U, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northwest of Marathon City.[2] The community was named for the river, which takes its name from the English translation of the original Ojibwa name O-pik-wun-a Se-be.[3]