Lake Tomahawk (CDP), Wisconsin

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Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°48′51″N 89°35′38″W / 45.81417°N 89.59389°W / 45.81417; -89.59389Coordinates: 45°48′51″N 89°35′38″W / 45.81417°N 89.59389°W / 45.81417; -89.59389
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Oneida
Area
 • Total 1.649 sq mi (4.27 km2)
 • Land 1.537 sq mi (3.98 km2)
 • Water 0.112 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Elevation 1,640 ft (500 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 228
 • Density 140/sq mi (53/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54539
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1567755[1]

Lake Tomahawk is an unincorporated census-designated place located in the town of Lake Tomahawk, Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. Lake Tomahawk is located on Wisconsin Highway 47 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Rhinelander. Lake Tomahawk has a post office with ZIP code 54539.[2] As of the 2010 census, its population was 228.[3]

History[edit]

Lake Tomahawk was originally called Tomahawk Lake, and under the latter name was platted in 1892.[4] The community took its name from nearby Tomahawk Lake.[5] The name of the post office was changed from Tomahawk Lake to Lake Tomahawk in 1928.[6]

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