Richardson, Wisconsin

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Richardson, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Richardson, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Richardson, Wisconsin
Richardson, Wisconsin
Richardson, Wisconsin is located in the US
Richardson, Wisconsin
Richardson, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°19′09″N 92°12′00″W / 45.31917°N 92.20000°W / 45.31917; -92.20000Coordinates: 45°19′09″N 92°12′00″W / 45.31917°N 92.20000°W / 45.31917; -92.20000
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Polk
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1572280[1]

Richardson is an unincorporated community located in the town of Clayton, Polk County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Richardson was originally called Marsh Lake; the present name was given in honor of Eugene Richardson, a pioneer settler.[2] A post office called Marsh Lake was in operation from 1878 until 1879, and a post office called Richardson was in operation from 1881 until 1918.[3]

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