Hersey, Wisconsin

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Hersey, Wisconsin
Hersey, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Hersey, Wisconsin
Hersey, Wisconsin
Hersey, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Hersey, Wisconsin
Hersey, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°57′46″N 92°12′42″W / 44.96278°N 92.21167°W / 44.96278; -92.21167Coordinates: 44°57′46″N 92°12′42″W / 44.96278°N 92.21167°W / 44.96278; -92.21167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountySt. Croix
Elevation
365 m (1,197 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
GNIS feature ID1581645[1]

Hersey is an unincorporated community located in the town of Springfield, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. Hersey is located along the Union Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) north-northwest of Wilson.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Hersey was established in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1954.[3] The community was named for Samuel F. Hersey, a partner in a logging firm based in Stillwater, Minnesota.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hersey, Wisconsin
  2. ^ St. Croix County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 14, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
  3. ^ "Saint Croix County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved April 4, 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. 178.
  5. ^ Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 119. ISBN 978-0-299-30964-0.