Spread Eagle, Wisconsin

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Spread Eagle
Unincorporated Community
Lakeview Party Mart in Spread Eagle
Lakeview Party Mart in Spread Eagle
Spread Eagle is located in Wisconsin
Spread Eagle
Spread Eagle
Location within Wisconsin on the Michigan state line.
Coordinates: 45°52′55″N 88°8′23″W / 45.88194°N 88.13972°W / 45.88194; -88.13972Coordinates: 45°52′55″N 88°8′23″W / 45.88194°N 88.13972°W / 45.88194; -88.13972
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Florence
 • Type none (governed by Town of Florence)
Elevation 1,197 ft (365 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54121
Area code(s) 715 & 534

Spread Eagle is an unincorporated community in Florence County, in the town of Florence, in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.[1][2] It is part of the Iron Mountain, MI–WI Micropolitan Statistical Area.


The community is located on U.S. Highway 141 and U.S. Highway 2, about six miles northwest of Iron Mountain, Michigan. It is near the south end of Railroad Lake of the Spread Eagle Chain of Lakes.


The lake chain was named "Spread Eagle" because when seen from the sky, the chain resembles an eagle with wings spread.[3] Spread Eagle has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[4] The Spread Eagle Barrens State Natural Area is located nearby. The Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show performs during the summer.

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