Brill, Wisconsin

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Brill, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Brill is located in Wisconsin
Brill
Brill
Brill is located in the US
Brill
Brill
Coordinates: 45°36′10″N 91°40′20″W / 45.60278°N 91.67222°W / 45.60278; -91.67222Coordinates: 45°36′10″N 91°40′20″W / 45.60278°N 91.67222°W / 45.60278; -91.67222
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron
Town Oak Grove
Elevation 1,197 ft (365 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54818[1]
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1562209[2]

Brill is an unincorporated community located in Barron County, Wisconsin, United States. Brill is east of Haugen, in the town of Oak Grove. Brill is likely best known as the namesake of the river that runs through it. The river begins at its source (Long Lake near Sarona, Wisconsin) and flows into Rice Lake in the city of Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Brill is well known in the area for its excavating company.

History[edit]

A post office called Brill was established in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1993.[3] The community was named for Hascal R. Brill, a Minnesota judge.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brill, Wisconsin
  3. ^ "Barron County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 April 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ 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. 169.