Mount Zion, Wisconsin

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Mount Zion, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
MountZion is located in Wisconsin
MountZion is located in the US
Coordinates: 43°15′24″N 90°44′01″W / 43.25667°N 90.73361°W / 43.25667; -90.73361Coordinates: 43°15′24″N 90°44′01″W / 43.25667°N 90.73361°W / 43.25667; -90.73361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Crawford
Town Scott
Elevation 1,181 ft (360 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1569861[1]

Mount Zion is an unincorporated community in the town of Scott, Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. Mount Zion is located on U.S. Route 61 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east-southeast of Bell Center.[2]

Mount Zion in popular culture[edit]

Mount Zion was notable when Alvin Straight rode from his home in Laurens, Iowa on a John Deere riding lawn mower to visit his ailing older brother. It was a 240 miles (390 km) trip and took Straight six weeks to travel to Mount Zion.[3]