Lakefield, Wisconsin

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Lakefield, Wisconsin
Lakefield, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Lakefield, Wisconsin
Lakefield, Wisconsin
Lakefield, Wisconsin is located in the US
Lakefield, Wisconsin
Lakefield, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°17′42″N 87°55′32″W / 43.29500°N 87.92556°W / 43.29500; -87.92556Coordinates: 43°17′42″N 87°55′32″W / 43.29500°N 87.92556°W / 43.29500; -87.92556
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyOzaukee
Elevation
709 ft (216 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)262
GNIS feature ID1567768[1]

Lakefield is an unincorporated community located in the Town of Grafton in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, United States.[2][3] Lakefield is located at the intersection of County T (Lakefield Road) and County W (Port Washington Road).

History[edit]

Lakefield took its name from the nearby lake and fields.[4]

The Lakefield area was once home to several octagonal barns built by Ernst Clausing, an immigrant from Saxony. Clausing built them in the 1890s.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=5180
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-12-27. Retrieved 2009-12-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Play the Name Game in Ozaukee". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 4 September 1967. pp. Part 5, Page 1. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  5. ^ Bertha Kitchell Whyte, "Octagonal Houses and Barns". Wisconsin Magazine of History, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 42-46 (1950) http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/wmh&CISOPTR=19240&CISOSHOW=19218&REC=4
  6. ^ Ozaukee County. Octagonal Barns.