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Chain O' Lakes, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waupaca
Area
 • Total 4.594 sq mi (11.90 km2)
 • Land 3.407 sq mi (8.82 km2)
 • Water 1.187 sq mi (3.07 km2)
Elevation
915 ft (279 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 981
 • Density 213.54/sq mi (82.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 2399760

Chain O' Lakes is a census-designated place in the towns of Farmington and Dayton, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States. Its population was 981 as of the 2010 census. Before 2010, it was part of the Chain O' Lakes-King CDP. It consists of twenty-two lakes connected by channels, natural openings, and creeks. In the Menominee language, the chain of lakes are called Kūwicīqsow-Nepēhsaeh. This name refers to how the shape is like that of the sacred double ball game, a game similar to lacrosse traditionally played by women of the various nations indigenous to Wisconsin.

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