Poniatowski, Wisconsin

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Poniatowski is located in Wisconsin
Poniatowski
Poniatowski
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°59′41″N 89°59′39″W / 44.99472°N 89.99417°W / 44.99472; -89.99417
Latitude and Longitude:

44°59′41″N 89°59′39″W / 44.99472°N 89.99417°W / 44.99472; -89.99417
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
Poniatowski

Poniatowski is an unincorporated community, in the town of Rietbrock, Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. [1] The area is geographically notable for being less than one mile away from the 45°N, 90°W point.

Polish connection

Poniatowski is also being considered as one of few undiscovered Polish communities due to the group of Polish settlers established their village after Rietbrock in 1879, naming after Polish leader and general Józef Poniatowski.

Notable people

  • Joseph Chesak, Wisconsin state legislator and businessman, owned a store in Poniatowski. [2]

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