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Manitowish, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Intersection of US51 and WIS182/WIS47
Intersection of US51 and WIS182/WIS47
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iron
Elevation 1,591 ft (485 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1568939

Manitowish is an unincorporated community located within the Town of Mercer, Iron County Wisconsin. It is located at the junction of U.S. Route 51, Wisconsin Highway 47 and Wisconsin Highway 182.

History

A post office called Manitowish was established in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1968. The community took its name from the nearby Manitowish River.

Manitowish Wisconsin Sign US51
Sign for Manitowish

Coordinates: 46°07′59″N 90°00′49″W / 46.13306°N 90.01361°W / 46.13306; -90.01361


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