Gordon (CDP), Wisconsin

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Gordon, Wisconsin
Gordon is located in Wisconsin
Gordon
Gordon
Coordinates: 46°14′49″N 91°47′55″W / 46.24694°N 91.79861°W / 46.24694; -91.79861Coordinates: 46°14′49″N 91°47′55″W / 46.24694°N 91.79861°W / 46.24694; -91.79861
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyDouglas
TownGordon
Area
 • Total1.856 sq mi (4.81 km2)
 • Land1.835 sq mi (4.75 km2)
 • Water0.021 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
1,033 ft (315 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total176
 • Density95/sq mi (37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
54838
Area code(s)715 and 534
GNIS feature ID1565674[1]

Gordon is an unincorporated, census-designated place; located in the town of Gordon, Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States.

History[edit]

A post office called Gordon was established in 1882. The community was named for Antoine Gordon, a French trader with the Indians.[2]

Transportation[edit]

U.S. Highway 53 serves as a main route in the community. Gordon is located 7.5 miles (12.1 km) south of Solon Springs; and 40 miles (64 km) southeast of the city of Superior.

Population[edit]

As of the 2010 census, its population was 176.[3]

Gordon has a post office with ZIP code 54838.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gordon (CDP), Wisconsin
  2. ^ 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. 177.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  4. ^ ZIP Code Lookup