Little Chicago, Wisconsin

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Little Chicago, Wisconsin
community
Little Chicago, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Little Chicago, Wisconsin
Little Chicago, Wisconsin
Little Chicago, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Little Chicago, Wisconsin
Little Chicago, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°02′50″N 89°50′39″W / 45.04722°N 89.84417°W / 45.04722; -89.84417
CountryU.S.A.
stateWisconsin
ZIP code
54448

Little Chicago is an unincorporated residential and agricultural community on Marathon County Highway A in located within the town of Hamburg, in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States.[1][2]

History[edit]

The community reportedly got its unusual name during the Prohibition Era in the early 20th century, when a local tavern was dispensing illegal alcoholic beverages.[3]

Little Chicago was the setting of Adam Rapp's novel "Little Chicago".[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Little Chicago, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ http://wisconsin.hometownlocator.com/wi/marathon/little-chicago.cfm
  3. ^ http://www.pchswi.org/archives/communities/smallcomms.html#litc

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°02′50″N 89°50′39″W / 45.04722°N 89.84417°W / 45.04722; -89.84417