Grand View, Wisconsin

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Grand View, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Photo:Erlend Bjørtvedt
Photo:Erlend Bjørtvedt
GrandView is located in Wisconsin
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Coordinates: 46°22′03″N 91°06′30″W / 46.36750°N 91.10833°W / 46.36750; -91.10833Coordinates: 46°22′03″N 91°06′30″W / 46.36750°N 91.10833°W / 46.36750; -91.10833
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Bayfield
Town Grandview
Area
 • Total 0.740 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Land 0.740 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 163
 • Density 220/sq mi (85/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54839
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID 1579348[1]

Grand View (also Grandview, Pratt) is an unincorporated, census-designated place located in the town of Grandview, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States.

U.S. Highway 63 serves as a main route in the community. Grand View is located 23 miles southwest of the city of Ashland; and 34 miles northeast of the city of Hayward.

Grand View has a post office with ZIP code 54839.[2] As of the 2010 census, its population is 163.[3]

History[edit]

A post office was established as Grandview in 1900; the spelling was changed to Grand View in 1970.[4] The community was named from the scenery.[5]

Notable people[edit]

  • Vic C. Wallin, Wisconsin State Assemblyman and businessman, lived in Grand View.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grand View, Wisconsin
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Bayfield County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1958,' Biographical Sketch of Vic C. Wallin, pg. 33