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Lampson, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Washburn
Elevation
1,178 ft (359 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID 1567822

Lampson is an unincorporated community located in the town of Brooklyn, Washburn County, Wisconsin, United States.

History

A post office called Lampson was established in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1959. The community was named for J. T. and F. L. Lampson, who kept a general store there. Lampson is home to 188 acre Silver Lake. Silver lake has a maximum depth of 28 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from a public boat landing. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. The lake's water is moderately clear.

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