Gibbsville, Wisconsin

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Gibbsville, Wisconsin
Looking west at Gibbsville
Looking west at Gibbsville
Gibbsville, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Gibbsville, Wisconsin
Gibbsville, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°39′08″N 87°49′36″W / 43.65222°N 87.82667°W / 43.65222; -87.82667Coordinates: 43°39′08″N 87°49′36″W / 43.65222°N 87.82667°W / 43.65222; -87.82667
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountySheboygan
Area
 • Total0.857 sq mi (2.22 km2)
 • Land0.853 sq mi (2.21 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 • Total512
 • Density600/sq mi (230/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1565504[2]

Gibbsville is a census-designated place in the town of Lima, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. Gibbsville is located on Wisconsin Highway 32 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Oostburg. Its population was 512 as of the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

James, John and Benjamin Gibbs settled Gibbsville in 1836.[3] A post office was in operation from 1846 to 1907, and a school was in operation from 1900 to 1977.[3][4]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gibbsville, Wisconsin
  3. ^ a b Gard, Robert (2015). The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names (2nd ed.). Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press. p. 126. ISBN 978-0-87020-707-5.
  4. ^ "Gibbsville". Oostburg Visitor’s Guide. Oostburg, WI: Oostburg Chamber of Commerce. 2019.
  5. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1954,' Biographical Sketch of Henry W. Timmer, pg. 64