Mikana, Wisconsin

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Mikana, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Downtown Mikana on WIS48
Downtown Mikana on WIS48
Mikana is located in Wisconsin
Mikana is located in the US
Coordinates: 45°35′31″N 91°36′05″W / 45.59194°N 91.60139°W / 45.59194; -91.60139Coordinates: 45°35′31″N 91°36′05″W / 45.59194°N 91.60139°W / 45.59194; -91.60139
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron
Town Cedar Lake
Elevation 1,194 ft (364 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54857[1]
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1569456[2]

Mikana is an unincorporated community in Barron County, Wisconsin, United States. Mikana is situated on the western shore of Red Cedar Lake and is southwest of Birchwood, in the town of Cedar Lake.


Mikana had a post office, which opened on June 3, 1902, and closed on October 21, 1995.[3] Mikana is an Ojibwe word meaning "road" (or "trail").[4]


Mikana is known in the region for its 4 July celebration, in particular its parade which is colloquially referred to as "The Biggest Littlest Fourth of July Parade."[5]



  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mikana, Wisconsin
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 25, 2011. 
  4. ^ Vogel, Virgil J. (1991). Indian Names on Wisconsin's Map. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 127. ISBN 0299129845. Retrieved March 18, 2017. 
  5. ^ The Biggest Littlest Fourth Of July Parade in Mikana