Newald, Wisconsin

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Newald, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Newald, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Newald, Wisconsin
Newald, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°44′19″N 88°42′19″W / 45.73861°N 88.70528°W / 45.73861; -88.70528Coordinates: 45°44′19″N 88°42′19″W / 45.73861°N 88.70528°W / 45.73861; -88.70528
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Forest
Area
 • Total 0.820 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land 0.820 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,572 ft (479 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 95
 • Density 120/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1580002[1]

Newald (also Ross) is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Ross, Forest County, Wisconsin, United States. Newald is located near Wisconsin Highway 139 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Crandon. As of the 2010 census, its population is 95.[2]

History[edit]

Newald was originally called Ross, for Charles Ross, a pioneer settler, and under the latter name was platted in 1905.[3][1] The community was renamed Newald in 1906 in honor of a local landowner.[3] A post office was established as Newald in 1905, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1985.[4]

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