Cobban, Wisconsin

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Cobban, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Cobban is located in Wisconsin
Cobban is located in the US
Coordinates: 45°06′11″N 91°12′23″W / 45.10306°N 91.20639°W / 45.10306; -91.20639Coordinates: 45°06′11″N 91°12′23″W / 45.10306°N 91.20639°W / 45.10306; -91.20639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Chippewa
Town Arthur
Elevation 968 ft (295 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1577553[1]

Cobban is an unincorporated community located in the town of Arthur, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, United States. Cobban is located on the east bank of the Chippewa River at the junction of County Highways K and TT, 5.2 miles (8.4 km) south-southwest of Cornell.[2]


A post office called Cobban was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1934.[3] The community was named for S. C. F. Cobban, a landowner.[4]


  1. ^ "Cobban". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Chippewa County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 3, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2012.
  3. ^ "Chippewa County". Jim Forte Postal History. 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. 171.