Osceola (HMBHE)

Location: Osceola, WI 54020 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 19.185', W 92° 42.365'

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First settled by William Kent in 1844 when he came looking for lumber for ship masts. Built a lumber mill powered by Osceola Creek. Other industries followed along with a flour mill in 1852. First called Leroy in honor of Leroy Hubbard the first white man to die here. Later changed to Osceola Mills and finally around 1900 to Osceola after the Indian chief and the first boat built in the St. Croix Valley.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 8:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 523035 N 5018513
Decimal Degrees45.31975000, -92.70608333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 19.185', W 92° 42.365'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 19' 11.10" N, 92° 42' 21.90" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 N Cascade St, Osceola WI 54020, US
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