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Forest Junction, Wisconsin
Looking east at Forest Junction on U.S. Route 10
Looking east at Forest Junction on U.S. Route 10
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Forest Junction, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Forest Junction, Wisconsin
Forest Junction, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Calumet
Town Brillion
Area
 • Total 2.596 sq mi (6.72 km2)
 • Land 2.594 sq mi (6.72 km2)
 • Water 0.002 sq mi (0.005 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,290
 • Density 496.9/sq mi (191.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
54123
Area code(s) 920

Forest Junction is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Brillion, Calumet County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 616.

The community has its own water tower and utilities. Its ZIP code is 54123.

History

A post office called Forest Junction has been in operation since 1873. The community was so named from its location at a rail junction near the forest.

Geography

Forest Junction is located at the intersection of Wisconsin Highway 57/Wisconsin Highway 32 and U.S. Route 10. 57/32 runs north-south through the area, and 10 runs east-west.

Notable people

  • Bernard E. Brandt, farmer and Wisconsin state legislator, was born in Forest Junction.
  • Silas J. Kloehn, orthodontist
  • Alvin Ott, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
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Looking north at Forest Junction on WIS-57/WIS-32
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Post office on US 10
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Building in Haese Memorial Village Historic District
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