Looking east towards Peebles, Wisconsin
|County||Fond du Lac|
|Elevation||248 m (814 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1571147|
Peebles, Wisconsin (pronounced like "Pebbles") is an unincorporated community in the Town of Taycheedah in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. The community is located adjacent to the unincorporated community of Taycheedah. U.S. Route 151 runs through the community. Wisconsin Highway 149 used to run through the community at its western terminus until it was decommissioned in 2006. Taycheedah Correctional Institution is located in the town of Taycheedah several miles south of the community.
The community was named for Ezra Peebles, the original owner of the town site. In the past, the community was also known as Peebles Corners. In 1880, the area was home to a post office, tollgate, store, cheese-factory, and railroad depot for the Sheboygan and Fond du Lac Railroad.
Former terminus of WIS 149 on the west edge of the community
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Peebles, Wisconsin-Wisconsin Historical Society
- 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.
- History of Fond du Lac County. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880.
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