Riley, Wisconsin

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Riley, Wisconsin
Riley is located in Wisconsin
Riley
Riley
Riley is located in the United States
Riley
Riley
Coordinates: 43°01′24″N 89°37′21″W / 43.02333°N 89.62250°W / 43.02333; -89.62250Coordinates: 43°01′24″N 89°37′21″W / 43.02333°N 89.62250°W / 43.02333; -89.62250
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyDane County
TownSpringdale
Elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
GNIS feature ID1572314[1]

Riley is an unincorporated community located in the town of Springdale, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Riley was established in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1940.[2] The community was named for the Riley brothers, land owners.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Riley, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Dane County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 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. 118.