Barksdale (community), Wisconsin facts for kids

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Barksdale, Wisconsin
unincorporated community
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Bayfield
Town Barksdale
Elevation 650 ft (200 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID 1561173

Barksdale is an unincorporated community in the town of Barksdale, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Barksdale is located on Wisconsin Highway 13 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of Washburn.

History

Barksdale was named in 1904 for H. M. Barksdale, the president of a local powder mill. A post office was established at Barksdale in 1904, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966.


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