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Colgate, Wisconsin
The Colgate post office
The Colgate post office
Colgate, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Colgate, Wisconsin
Colgate, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin
Colgate, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Colgate, Wisconsin
Colgate, Wisconsin
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Washington, Waukesha
299 m (981 ft)
 • Estimate 
(February 2018)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 262
GNIS feature ID 1563263

Colgate is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States, straddling the county line with Waukesha County. Colgate is located partially in the village of Richfield, and the town of Lisbon. Its ZIP Code is 53017. The population is around 300, up from about 50 in 1983.


The Fox River, an Illinois River tributary, rises in a small, unnamed swamp, 1 mi (1.6 km) southeast of the community of Colgate. The Bark River also originates to the north and runs in a southwesterly direction.

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