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Harrison (community), Lincoln County, Wisconsin

Harrison is an unincorporated community located in the town of Harrison, Lincoln County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

Harrison, Wisconsin
Harrison, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Harrison, Wisconsin
Harrison, Wisconsin
Harrison, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Harrison, Wisconsin
Harrison, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°28′39″N 89°30′24″W / 45.47750°N 89.50667°W / 45.47750; -89.50667Coordinates: 45°28′39″N 89°30′24″W / 45.47750°N 89.50667°W / 45.47750; -89.50667
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyLincoln
Elevation
487 m (1,598 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
GNIS feature ID1566089[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office was first established under the name Harrison in 1888.[2] The community was named for Benjamin Harrison, who won the 1888 presidential election and served as 23rd President of the United States.[3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Harrison, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Lincoln County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 20 March 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. 81.