Spirit (community), Wisconsin

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Spirit, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Spirit, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Spirit, Wisconsin
Spirit, Wisconsin
Spirit, Wisconsin is located in the US
Spirit, Wisconsin
Spirit, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°27′15″N 90°06′52″W / 45.45417°N 90.11444°W / 45.45417; -90.11444Coordinates: 45°27′15″N 90°06′52″W / 45.45417°N 90.11444°W / 45.45417; -90.11444
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Price
Elevation 1,683 ft (513 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1574553[1]

Spirit is an unincorporated community located in the town of Spirit, Price County, Wisconsin, United States. Spirit is located at the junction of Wisconsin Highway 86 and Wisconsin Highway 102 10.5 miles (16.9 km) southeast of Prentice.[2]

According to tradition, Spirit was named from the simultaneous sighting of several ghosts at a nearby lake.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spirit (community), Wisconsin
  2. ^ Price County (pdf) (Map). Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 124.