Stanton (community), Wisconsin

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Stanton, Wisconsin
Stanton, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Stanton, Wisconsin
Stanton, Wisconsin
Stanton, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Stanton, Wisconsin
Stanton, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°10′23″N 92°28′02″W / 45.17306°N 92.46722°W / 45.17306; -92.46722Coordinates: 45°10′23″N 92°28′02″W / 45.17306°N 92.46722°W / 45.17306; -92.46722
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountySt. Croix
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
GNIS feature ID1581734[1]

Stanton is an unincorporated community located in the town of Stanton, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Stanton was in operation from 1880 until 1913.[2] The community was named for Edwin M. Stanton, 27th United States Secretary of War.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stanton, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Saint Croix County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 193.