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Looking west at Arnott

Arnott is an unincorporated community located in the town of Stockton, Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. It is situated at the intersection of County Hwys. B and J.

History

Arnott, Wis. ca. 1900
Arnott, ca. 1900.

In 1872, the Green Bay and Western Railroad laid tracks through a portion of what is now Arnott. During 1881 and 1882, William Arnott, Joseph Bremmer, and Calvin Richmond canvassed the countryside raising money to build a railroad depot. The depot, and the settlement around it, was named after Arnott, a local farmer who served as chairman of the town of Stockton and the Portage County Board, and who was elected to the Wisconsin Legislature in 1876.

Geography

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Location of Stockton, Wisconsin

Arnott is located in central Wisconsin approximately four miles east of Plover, four miles south-south west of Custer, and seven miles west of Amherst (Lat: 44° 27' 26.0", Lon: -89° 26' 48.5").


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