Thornton, Wisconsin

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Thornton, Wisconsin
Thornton, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Thornton, Wisconsin
Thornton, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°47′48″N 88°41′28″W / 44.79667°N 88.69111°W / 44.79667; -88.69111Coordinates: 44°47′48″N 88°41′28″W / 44.79667°N 88.69111°W / 44.79667; -88.69111
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyShawano
Area
 • Total0.259 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land0.259 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
853 ft (260 m)
Population
 • Total65
 • Density250/sq mi (97/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
GNIS feature ID1575402[2]

Thornton is a census-designated place in the town of Richmond, Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. Its population was 65 as of the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

The community was named after Thornton, New Hampshire.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 April 2011.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thornton, Wisconsin
  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. 130.