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Walsh, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marinette
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1576182

Walsh is an unincorporated community located in the town of Porterfield, in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States.

History

The community was known as Rawnsville in the nineteenth century, named for the family of Jacob Rawn (1820–1877; surname earlier spelled Rein, Raan, or Rhyne), which settled in the area. A post office was established in Rawnsville in the nineteenth century. The name was changed to Walsh on 5 July 1902.

Coordinates: 45°10′46″N 87°45′45″W / 45.17944°N 87.7625°W / 45.17944; -87.7625


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