Angus, Wisconsin

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Angus, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Angus is located in Wisconsin
Angus
Angus
Angus is located in the US
Angus
Angus
Coordinates: 45°38′11″N 91°36′09″W / 45.63639°N 91.60250°W / 45.63639; -91.60250Coordinates: 45°38′11″N 91°36′09″W / 45.63639°N 91.60250°W / 45.63639; -91.60250
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron
Town Cedar Lake
Elevation 1,247 ft (380 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1560874[1]

Angus is an unincorporated community in the town of Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin, United States. Angus is located on Wisconsin Highway 48 2.5 miles (4.0 km) southwest of Birchwood.[2]

History[edit]

Angus was laid out in 1906.[3] A post office called Angus was established in 1906, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1942.[4] The community was named for Angus Cameron, a United States Senator from Wisconsin.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Angus, Wisconsin
  2. ^ Barron County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ Gordon, Newton S. (1922). History of Barron County, Wisconsin. H.C. Cooper, Jr., & Company. p. 1146. 
  4. ^ "Barron County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 166.