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Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA

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Founded in 1901, Rusk County was originally named Gates County after Milwaukee land speculator James L. Gates. It was renamed Rusk County in 1905 after Jeremiah M. Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. It was formed out of the northern portion of Chippewa County.

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+Denotes county seat

-Denotes ghost towns

Apollonia | Atlanta | Bear Lake | Big Bend | Big Falls| Bruce | Cedar Rapids | Conrath | -Crane | Dewey | -Egypt | Flambeau | Glen Flora | Grant | Grow | Hawkins | -Horseman (Varner) | Hubbard | Imalone | Ingram | Island Lake | -Jerome | -Kalish | +Ladysmith | Lawrence | -Mandowish |Marshall | Murry | -Poplar/Beldonville | Port Arthur | -Pre Bram | Richland | Rusk | -Shaws Farm | Sheldon | South Fork | Strickland | Stubbs | -Teresita | Thornapple | -Tibbets |Tony | True | -Vallee View/Walrath | Washington | -West Ingram | Weyerhaeuser | Wilkinson | Willard | Wilson | -Wilson Center/Dogville (Starez)