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Babcock, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Sign on WIS 173
Sign on WIS 173
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Wood
 • Total 3.101 sq mi (8.03 km2)
 • Land 3.101 sq mi (8.03 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
974 ft (297 m)
 • Total 126
 • Density 40.63/sq mi (15.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1561050

Babcock is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. Babcock is southwest of Wisconsin Rapids, in the town of Remington. Babcock has a post office with ZIP code 54413. As of the 2010 census, its population is 126. Its motto is "Birds, Bogs, and Bucks."

Babcock was once an important junction on the Milwaukee Road, with lines running north, east, south, and southwest. Today, however, only a single track of the Canadian National runs south to Necedah and east to Port Edwards and Wisconsin Rapids.

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