Rib Falls (community), Wisconsin
|Rib Falls, Wisconsin|
|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|
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. 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.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rib Falls (community), Wisconsin
- Wisconsin Department of Transportation (2011). Marathon County (Map). http://dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/maps/docs/counties/marathon.pdf. Retrieved September 11, 2011.
- Vogel, Virgil J. (1991). Indian Names on Wisconsin's Map. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 323.
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