Manitowish, Wisconsin

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Manitowish, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Intersection of US51 and WIS182/WIS47
Intersection of US51 and WIS182/WIS47
Manitowish, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Manitowish, Wisconsin
Manitowish, Wisconsin
Manitowish, Wisconsin is located in the US
Manitowish, Wisconsin
Manitowish, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°07′59″N 90°00′49″W / 46.13306°N 90.01361°W / 46.13306; -90.01361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iron
Elevation 1,591 ft (485 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1568939[1]

Manitowish is an unincorporated community located within the Town of Mercer, Iron County Wisconsin.[1] It is located at the junction of U.S. Route 51, Wisconsin Highway 47 and Wisconsin Highway 182.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Manitowish was established in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1968.[3] The community took its name from the nearby Manitowish River.[4]

Sign for Manitowish

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 46°07′59″N 90°00′49″W / 46.13306°N 90.01361°W / 46.13306; -90.01361