Kickapoo Center, Wisconsin facts for kids

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Kickapoo Center, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Vernon
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1567454

Kickapoo Center is an unincorporated community located in the town of Kickapoo, Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. Kickapoo Center is located on Wisconsin Highway 131 near the Kickapoo River, 3 miles (4.8 km) south-southwest of Viola.

History

The first post office opened in Kickapoo in 1853; Robert Wilson was the first postmaster. Kickapoo was planned in 1857 by Joseph Wood on land belonging to Wilson. The early community had a store and a hotel, the latter of which closed in 1873; a sawmill opened across the river from Kickapoo Center in 1883. The community was named for the Kickapoo people.


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