Shirley, Wisconsin

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Shirley, Wisconsin
Looking north at Shirley
Looking north at Shirley
Shirley is located in Wisconsin
Shirley
Shirley
Shirley is located in the United States
Shirley
Shirley
Coordinates: 44°21′25″N 87°56′51″W / 44.35694°N 87.94750°W / 44.35694; -87.94750Coordinates: 44°21′25″N 87°56′51″W / 44.35694°N 87.94750°W / 44.35694; -87.94750
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyBrown
TownGlenmore
Elevation
287 m (942 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1574057[1]

Shirley is an unincorporated community in the town of Glemore, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is located on Wisconsin Highway 96.[2]

History[edit]

The community was supposedly named after a paint brand sold at Zellner's General Store in Shirley.[3]

Economy[edit]

Shirley Wind, a wind farm, is located in the community.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shirley". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Hometown Locator
  3. ^ David Koenig. The Story of Glenmore.
  4. ^ Brown County Board hears from both sides on Shirley Wind Farm