Byrds Creek, Wisconsin

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Byrds Creek, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Byrds Creek, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Byrds Creek, Wisconsin
Byrds Creek, Wisconsin
Byrds Creek, Wisconsin is located in the US
Byrds Creek, Wisconsin
Byrds Creek, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°13′12″N 90°32′54″W / 43.22000°N 90.54833°W / 43.22000; -90.54833Coordinates: 43°13′12″N 90°32′54″W / 43.22000°N 90.54833°W / 43.22000; -90.54833
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Richland
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1562494[1]

Byrds Creek is an unincorporated community in the town of Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

The community was named for Adam Byrd who built the first sawmill in the township. The post office was originally established in March, 1890 as Bird's Creek and changed to Byrd's Creek two months later.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Byrds Creek, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-299-30964-0.