Upson, Wisconsin

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Upson, Wisconsin
Looking east in Upson on WIS77
Looking east in Upson on WIS77
Upson is located in Wisconsin
Upson
Upson
Upson is located in the United States
Upson
Upson
Coordinates: 46°22′09″N 90°24′25″W / 46.36917°N 90.40694°W / 46.36917; -90.40694Coordinates: 46°22′09″N 90°24′25″W / 46.36917°N 90.40694°W / 46.36917; -90.40694
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyIron
TownAnderson
Elevation
454 m (1,489 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
54565[1]
Area code(s)715 & 534
GNIS feature ID1576004[2]

Upson is an unincorporated community located in Iron County, Wisconsin, United States. Upson is located at the junction of Wisconsin Highway 77 and Wisconsin Highway 122 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Hurley, in the town of Anderson. Upson had an Air Defense Command radar station of the Permanent System radar network (P-16B, 46°25′10″N 090°23′06″W / 46.41944°N 90.38500°W / 46.41944; -90.38500 (P-16B)) and a post office, which closed on March 16, 1985.[3] One of the three people that surveyed the area was named Upson.[4]

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  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Upson, Wisconsin
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 25, 2011.
  4. ^ Gard, Robert E.; Sorden, L. E. The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names (1st ed.). New York, NY: October House. p. 128.