Rusk, Dunn County, Wisconsin

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Rusk, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Rusk is located in Wisconsin
Rusk is located in the US
Coordinates: 44°54′28″N 91°50′03″W / 44.90778°N 91.83417°W / 44.90778; -91.83417Coordinates: 44°54′28″N 91°50′03″W / 44.90778°N 91.83417°W / 44.90778; -91.83417
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dunn
Town Red Cedar
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1572746[1]

Rusk is an unincorporated community located in the town of Red Cedar, Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. Rusk is located along Interstate 94 5 miles (8.0 km) east-northeast of Menomonie. The community was originally named Gates after Milwaukee entrepreneur John L. Gates. In 1905, its name was changed to Rusk after Wisconsin governor Jeremiah M. Rusk.[1]