Silica, Wisconsin

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Silica, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Looking south toward Silica, Wisconsin
Looking south toward Silica, Wisconsin
Silica, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Silica, Wisconsin
Silica, Wisconsin
Silica, Wisconsin is located in the US
Silica, Wisconsin
Silica, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°51′01″N 88°20′30″W / 43.85028°N 88.34167°W / 43.85028; -88.34167Coordinates: 43°51′01″N 88°20′30″W / 43.85028°N 88.34167°W / 43.85028; -88.34167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Fond du Lac
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1574094[1]

Silica, Wisconsin is an unincorporated community in the Town of Taycheedah in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. It is located at the intersection of County Highway QQ and Silica Road, approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of St. Peter.[2][3]

History[edit]

A post office called Silica was in operation from 1898 until 1904.[4] The community was so named on account of the sandy soil, Silica being the Latin word meaning "sand".[5]

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