Zenda, Wisconsin

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Zenda, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Zenda, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Zenda, Wisconsin
Zenda, Wisconsin
Zenda, Wisconsin is located in the US
Zenda, Wisconsin
Zenda, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°30′43″N 88°28′54″W / 42.51194°N 88.48167°W / 42.51194; -88.48167Coordinates: 42°30′43″N 88°28′54″W / 42.51194°N 88.48167°W / 42.51194; -88.48167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Walworth
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
GNIS feature ID 1577124[1]

Zenda is an unincorporated community in the Town of Linn, Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is located south of Lake Geneva and just north of the Illinois border. Its ZIP code is 53195.[2]

History[edit]

In 1955, a meteorite (the Zenda meteorite) was found in Zenda[3] by farmer Allyn Palmer. His oldest son later sold the meteorite to his high school science club for a few dollars.

Amtrak's Lake Country Limited stopped here in 2000–2001.

Economy[edit]

The headquarters of Melges Performance Sailboats is located in Zenda.[4]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Zenda". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Problem while searching in The State". digicoll.library.wisc.edu. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  4. ^ "Melges Performance Sailboats - melges.com". melges.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 22, 2008. Retrieved June 5, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Sailweb - keelboat - Melges 32 title for Paul Goodison". sailweb.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-05-15.