Kempster, Wisconsin

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Kempster, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Kempster, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Kempster, Wisconsin
Kempster, Wisconsin
Kempster, Wisconsin is located in the US
Kempster, Wisconsin
Kempster, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°17′23″N 89°10′00″W / 45.28972°N 89.16667°W / 45.28972; -89.16667Coordinates: 45°17′23″N 89°10′00″W / 45.28972°N 89.16667°W / 45.28972; -89.16667
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Langlade
Elevation 1,631 ft (497 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54424
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1567401[1]

Kempster is an unincorporated community located in Langlade County, Wisconsin, United States. Kempster is 10 miles (16 km) north of Antigo, in the town of Neva.

History[edit]

A post office called Kempster was established in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 2002.[2] The community was named for Dr. Kempster, a member of staff at a psychiatric hospital.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Langlade County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  3. ^ 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. 89.