Rural, Wisconsin

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Rural, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Rural, Wisconsin
Rural, Wisconsin
Rural, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Rural, Wisconsin
Rural, Wisconsin
Rural, Wisconsin is located in the US
Rural, Wisconsin
Rural, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°18′47″N 89°09′11″W / 44.31306°N 89.15306°W / 44.31306; -89.15306Coordinates: 44°18′47″N 89°09′11″W / 44.31306°N 89.15306°W / 44.31306; -89.15306
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waupaca
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 54981
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1572728[1]

Rural (also Nepewan, Nepowan) is an unincorporated community in the Town of Dayton, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Rural was the home town of author and poet Margaret Ashmun (1885-1940) who was born in Rural.[3] The Ashmun family home still stands in Rural.[4] Wisconsin State Senator and lawyer George Hudnall (1864-1936) was also born in Rural.[5] Rural was also the home town of Wisconsin state legislator Andrew R. Potts (1853-1932) who was born in Rural.[6]

Images[edit]

Rural, Wisconsin
Weller Store in Rural, Wisconsin 
Rural, Wisconsin welcome sign 
Crystal River Inn Bed & Breakfast in Rural 
The Radley House - Part of the Rural on the Crystal Historic District 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rural, Wisconsin
  2. ^ "Rural, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Margaret Ashmun
  4. ^ Main Street Market Place-Downtown Waupaca
  5. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book 1907,' Biographical Sketch of George Hudall, pg. 1097
  6. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1917,' Biographical Sketch of Andrew R. Potts, pg. 512-513