La Rue, Wisconsin

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La Rue, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
La Rue, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin is located in the US
La Rue, Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°26′10″N 89°53′22″W / 43.43611°N 89.88944°W / 43.43611; -89.88944Coordinates: 43°26′10″N 89°53′22″W / 43.43611°N 89.88944°W / 43.43611; -89.88944
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Sauk
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1577687[1]

La Rue is a small unincorporated community in the town of Freedom, in Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States.[1][2] It is located on a spur line of the former Chicago and North Western Railway. Heritage railway excursions from the Mid-Continent Railway Museum, in North Freedom, Wisconsin, go through La Rue.

The community was named for W. G. La Rue, who held local mining interests.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LaRue, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Sauk County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-16. 
  3. ^ Cole, Harry Ellsworth (1918). A Standard History of Sauk County, Wisconsin. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 412.