Newald, Wisconsin facts for kids
|• Total||0.820 sq mi (2.12 km2)|
|• Land||0.820 sq mi (2.12 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,572 ft (479 m)|
|• Density||115.9/sq mi (44.73/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1580002|
Newald (also Ross) is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Ross, Forest County, Wisconsin, United States. Newald is located near Wisconsin Highway 139 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Crandon. As of the 2010 census, its population is 95.
Newald was originally called Ross, for Charles Ross, a pioneer settler, and under the latter name was platted in 1905. The community was renamed Newald in 1906 in honor of a local landowner. A post office was established as Newald in 1905, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1985.
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