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Saxon, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Location in Iron County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Iron County and the state of Wisconsin.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iron
Area
 • Total 1.215 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Land 1.215 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,119 ft (341 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 90
 • Density 74/sq mi (28.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
54559
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1573758

Saxon is an unincorporated census-designated place located in the town of Saxon, Iron County, Wisconsin, United States. Saxon is located on Wisconsin Highway 122 11 miles (18 km) west-northwest of Hurley. Saxon has a post office with ZIP code 54559. As of the 2010 census, its population is 90.

History

A post office called Saxon has been in operation since 1887. The community was named after the Saxons, the ancient German people.

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