Van Dyne, Wisconsin

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Van Dyne, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Looking south at downtown Van Dyne
Looking south at downtown Van Dyne
Van Dyne, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Van Dyne, Wisconsin
Van Dyne, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°53′15″N 88°30′15″W / 43.88750°N 88.50417°W / 43.88750; -88.50417Coordinates: 43°53′15″N 88°30′15″W / 43.88750°N 88.50417°W / 43.88750; -88.50417
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Fond du Lac
Area
 • Total2.05 km2 (0.790 sq mi)
 • Land2.04 km2 (0.788 sq mi)
 • Water0.005 km2 (0.002 sq mi)
Elevation
241 m (791 ft)
Population
 • Total279
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip codes
54979
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1584511[2]

Van Dyne is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Friendship, in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States.[3][4] At the 2010 census, its population is 279.[1] The road traveling north-south through the community was part of the Yellowstone Trail and later Wisconsin Highway 175; it is now a county highway.

History[edit]

The community was first platted by Daniel Van Duyne in 1866, and was a stop for a railroad between Fond du Lac and Oshkosh.[5][6] A post office has been operating in Van Dyne since 1866.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 April 2011.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ http://wisconsin.hometownlocator.com/wi/fond-du-lac/van-dyne.cfm
  4. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=4283
  5. ^ Ruth Shaw Worthing, The History of Fond du Lac County as Told by Its Place-Names Oshkosh, Wisconsin: Globe Printing, 1975. pg. 104
  6. ^ 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. 133.
  7. ^ "Fond du Lac County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 March 2015.