Dancy, Wisconsin

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Dancy, Wisconsin
Looking east in Dancy on County Highway C
Looking east in Dancy on County Highway C
Dancy, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Dancy, Wisconsin
Dancy, Wisconsin
Dancy, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Dancy, Wisconsin
Dancy, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°41′16″N 89°42′47″W / 44.68778°N 89.71306°W / 44.68778; -89.71306
Latitude and Longitude:

44°41′16″N 89°42′47″W / 44.68778°N 89.71306°W / 44.68778; -89.71306
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
Elevation
344 m (1,129 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 and 534
GNIS feature ID1563694 [1]

Dancy (also Hutchinson Station, Juleson) is an unincorporated community located in the town of Knowlton, Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. [1]

History

Originally known as Hutchinson for its first postmaster, the name was changed in the 1880s to honor Thorton Dancy, a superintendent for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad. [2]

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Dancy, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 70. ISBN  978-0-299-30964-0.