Cleghorn, Wisconsin

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Cleghorn, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Location of Cleghorn in Wisconsin
Location of Cleghorn in Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°41′01″N 91°25′37″W / 44.68361°N 91.42694°W / 44.68361; -91.42694Coordinates: 44°41′01″N 91°25′37″W / 44.68361°N 91.42694°W / 44.68361; -91.42694
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Eau Claire
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1563173[1]

Cleghorn is an unincorporated community in the east central part of the town of Pleasant Valley in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States, about six miles south of Eau Claire.[1][2] Cleghorn is located one mile east of Wis. 93 along Eau Claire County Highway "HH", at the junction of "HH", "I", and "V". The now-extinct community of Hadleyville lies approximately three miles to the west, along Eau Claire County Highway "HH". Clegorn was once the home of Cleghorn Elementary School. Cleghorn school was a small school located in the center of town. Cleghorn school was shut down in 2003. After the school was torn down, a park pavilion was built, and Cleghorn community park established in 2006. Every year, community members hold a Cleghorn Harvest Festival. This festival has a softball tournament, parade, old fashion car show, craft show, and bike race.

Government[edit]

The community is the site of the town's administration.

History[edit]

Cleghorn was named after Lewis Cleghorn, one of its early settlers.[3] In 1913 the now-defunct Foster Railroad was extended from Foster through Allen as far as Cleghorn.

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