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Bennett, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Douglas
Town Bennett
Elevation
1,201 ft (366 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID 1561562

Bennett is an unincorporated community in the town of Bennett, Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States.

The community is located 7 miles (11 km) north-northwest of Solon Springs; and 27 miles southeast of the city of Superior.

U.S. Highway 53, County Road L, and County Road E are three of the main routes in the community.

History

Bennett was named for Richard Bennett, who built a siding to his business. A post office was established as Bennett Siding in 1892, and the name was changed to Bennett in 1899; the post office closed in 1984.

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