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Basswood, Wisconsin
Basswood Cemetery
Basswood Cemetery
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Richland
Elevation
223 m (732 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1577506

Basswood is an unincorporated community located in the town of Eagle, Richland County, Wisconsin, United States. Basswood is located on County Highway E 7.5 miles (12.1 km) southwest of Richland Center. The area's original post office, which opened in August 1869, was named Lucas in honor of farmer James Lucas. Later that year, the name was changed to Bass Wood and was changed again to Basswood in 1892.

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