Hunting, Wisconsin

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Hunting
Unincorporated community
Hunting is located in Wisconsin
Hunting
Hunting
Hunting is located in the US
Hunting
Hunting
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°40′44″N 88°40′58″W / 44.67889°N 88.68278°W / 44.67889; -88.68278Coordinates: 44°40′44″N 88°40′58″W / 44.67889°N 88.68278°W / 44.67889; -88.68278
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Shawano and Waupaca
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Hunting, Wisconsin is a former unincorporated community of Shawano and Waupaca Counties, located in the towns of Belle Plaine and Matteson, along the north shore of the Embarrass River, United States.[1] Today little more remains of the community than the name of the road that traverses it: "Hunting Road."[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Hunting was established in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.[3] The community may have been named either in honor of a landowner named Hunting, or from the fact the area was a hunting ground, or both.[4]

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