La Rue, Wisconsin

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La Rue, Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin
La Rue, Wisconsin is located in the United States
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
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountySauk
Elevation
879 ft (268 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
GNIS feature ID1577687[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 Co (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  3. ^ Cole, Harry Ellsworth (1918). A Standard History of Sauk County, Wisconsin. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 412.