Hazelhurst (community), Wisconsin facts for kids

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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Looking north at downtown Hazelhurst on U.S. Route 51
Looking north at downtown Hazelhurst on U.S. Route 51
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Oneida
Elevation 1,611 ft (491 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54531
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1566237

Hazelhurst is an unincorporated community located in the town of Hazelhurst, Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. Hazelhurst is located on U.S. Route 51 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Rhinelander. Hazelhurst has a post office with ZIP code 54531.

History

Businessman Cyrus C. Yawkey started a sawmill in present-day Hazelhurst which became the Yawkey Lumber Company. Yawkey served on the Hazelhurst town board, the Oneida County board of supervisors, and the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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