Zenda, Wisconsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Zenda, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Zenda, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Zenda, Wisconsin
Zenda, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°30′43″N 88°28′54″W / 42.51194°N 88.48167°W / 42.51194; -88.48167Coordinates: 42°30′43″N 88°28′54″W / 42.51194°N 88.48167°W / 42.51194; -88.48167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Walworth
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
GNIS feature ID 1577124[1]

Zenda is an unincorporated community in the Town of Linn, Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is located south of Lake Geneva and just north of the Illinois border. Its ZIP code is 53195.[2]

History[edit]

In 1955, a meteorite (the Zenda meteorite) was found in Zenda[3] by farmer Allyn Palmer. His oldest son later sold the meteorite to his high school science club for a few dollars.

Amtrak's Lake Country Limited stopped here in 2000-2001.

Economy[edit]

The headquarters of Melges Performance Sailboats is located in Zenda.[4]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]