King, Waupaca County, Wisconsin
Location of King, Wisconsin
|• Total||2.326 sq mi (6.02 km2)|
|• Land||2.158 sq mi (5.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.168 sq mi (0.44 km2)|
|• Density||750/sq mi (290/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1567492|
King is a census-designated place in Town of Farmington, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 1,750. Before 2010, it was part of the Chain O' Lakes-King, Wisconsin CDP.
In 1887, the area was selected by the Grand Army of the Republic for the site of a veterans' home. The Soldiers' Home was later renamed the Wisconsin Veterans Home. The community is named for General Charles King, a Wisconsin soldier and head of the state's National Guard.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 March 2011.
- Bureau, US Census. "Site Maintenance" (PDF). censtats.census.gov. Retrieved 2016-04-11.
- Kim J. Heltemes. Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004. ISBN 0-7385-3285-1
- "General Charles King Marker". www.hmdb.org. Retrieved 2016-04-11.
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