Parrish (community), Wisconsin

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Parrish, Wisconsin
Parrish, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Parrish, Wisconsin
Parrish, Wisconsin
Parrish, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Parrish, Wisconsin
Parrish, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°25′11″N 89°24′09″W / 45.41972°N 89.40250°W / 45.41972; -89.40250Coordinates: 45°25′11″N 89°24′09″W / 45.41972°N 89.40250°W / 45.41972; -89.40250
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyLanglade
Elevation
488 m (1,601 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
GNIS feature ID1571065[1]

Parrish is an unincorporated community located in the town of Parrish, Langlade County, Wisconsin, United States. Parrish is located near Wisconsin Highway 17 15 miles (24 km) south of Rhinelander.

History[edit]

A post office called Parrish was established in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1963.[2] Parrish was named for a railroad official.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parrish (community), Wisconsin
  2. ^ "Langlade County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 112.