Mount Zion, Wisconsin

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Mount Zion, Wisconsin
Mount Zion is located in Wisconsin
Mount Zion
Mount
Zion
Mount Zion is located in the US
Mount Zion
Mount
Zion
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
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyCrawford
TownScott
Elevation
1,181 ft (360 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
GNIS feature ID1569861[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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Zion, Wisconsin
  2. ^ Crawford County (PDF) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  3. ^ http://www.thecityofabsurdity.com/straightstory/intmilwaukee.html