Saxon (CDP), Wisconsin

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Saxon, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Location in Iron County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Iron County and the state of Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 46°29′36″N 90°24′52″W / 46.49333°N 90.41444°W / 46.49333; -90.41444Coordinates: 46°29′36″N 90°24′52″W / 46.49333°N 90.41444°W / 46.49333; -90.41444
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iron
Area
 • Total 1.215 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Land 1.215 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 90
 • Density 74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54559
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1573758[1]

Saxon is an unincorporated census-designated place located in the town of Saxon, Iron County, Wisconsin, United States. Saxon is located on Wisconsin Highway 122 11 miles (18 km) west-northwest of Hurley. Saxon has a post office with ZIP code 54559.[2] As of the 2010 census, its population is 90.[3]

History[edit]

A post office called Saxon has been in operation since 1887.[4] The community was named after the Saxons, the ancient German people.[5]

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