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Hancock, WI. 54943 is located in Township of Hancock in Waushara County. It's on County Road V right on I-39/51 and the other main arteries for the area are County Road FF & GG. It's just west of the interstate between Plainfield and Coloma. Hancock is considered a village and is home to many full time residents who work in the area. It is also a popular semi recreational area with a couple lakes, streams and Greenwood State Wildlife Refuge with the Ice Age Trail system running through it. The village features limited shopping, School, Post Office, Banks, LIGHT Shopping, Church, Bar, Cafe, Gas Station, Restaurant, Bait Shop, fields, community plus some lakes within minutes and more… You will find a good amount of Wildlife and many fishing lakes and Public Land due to the Greenwood Wildlife Area within minutes. Because of the interstate the town has lots of tourists pass through going north from the larger cities. This area has an attractive travel time from the larger cities; Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Rockford and Beloit to name a few. Hancock WI 54943 – Post Office is based in Waushara County but also services a good portion of Northern Adams County in Leola, Colburn and Big Flats Townships.
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- Waushara County, Hancock Township
- General Size of Village – Around 400+ people
- Area Lakes – Pine Lake, Fish Lake, Deer Lake, Round Lake, Crooked Lake, Bohn Lake, Sand Lake, Goose Lake and more…
- Area Features: School, Post Office, Banks, LITE Shopping, Church, Bar, Cafe, Gas Station, Restaurant, Bait Shop, fields, community plus some lakes within minutes and more…
- Area Terrain – On the west side of the interstate are large farm fields with little trees mostly flat and on the eastside has some farm fields but mostly wooded with some rolling terrain. From the village to the east are a series of small fishing lakes with Greenwood Wildlife Area over 2 square miles of land open to the public.
- Area Code - 715
- Mailing Zip Code - 54943
- State Highway 82
- County Road – V, FF & GG
- Interstate – On I-39 / 51
- School District – Tri-County School System
- Classified as a Village.
- History – Founded in ? by ?
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Waushara County, Wisconsin
Waushara County, WI is located between Adams and Waupaca in the central part of the state along Lake Poygan. Waushara is known for its farming, Amish communities, boating, fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, arts, culture, golfing, rolling terrain, spring fed lakes, parks, public lake, wildlife, bird watching, snowmobiling, skiing, ice skating which also has Plainfield Tunnel Channel Lakes State Natural Area, Ice Age Trail, Greenwood State Wildlife Refuge, Mecan Springs, State Natural Area, Upper Fox Headwaters State Natural Area, Lunch Creek Wetlands State Natural Area, Silver Lake, Irogami Lake, Mecan River plus a couple communities including; Plainfield, Coloma, Richford, Spring Lake, Redgranite, Wild Rose, Saxeville, Poy Sippi and Wautoma. It's surrounded by 6 other Counties; Portage, Waupaca, Winnebago, Green Lake, Marquette and Adams. On this page you'll find links for more detail information including tourism, things to do, places to go, visitor information, sporting events, lakes, rustic roads, farmers markets, parks, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ATVing, outdoor recreation and more… Waushara County has 18 Townships.
Hancock Township is located in Waushara County, Central Wisconsin home to the Village of Hancock along I39 / 51 just north County Road C. Almost everything west of the interstate is huge farm fields with irrigation and west of the interstate is mostly woods with small farmland. Most of Greenwood Wildlife Area is located in this township which is public land open to hunting, hiking, birding with a snowmobile trail and the Ice Age Trail cutting through it. There are 4 sections of REM-Carter Creek DNR Land along carter creek trout stream which flows into Adams County to the west. By Hancock there are several small fishing lakes including Pine Lake aka Hancock Lake, Deer Lake, Fish Lake and two private lakes; Bullhead Lake & Reeder Lake. Most of the area divided into large plats of land with some smaller parcels by town and just south of Greenwood Wildlife Area.
Greenwood State Wildlife Area
The Greenwood Wildlife Area is about 1440 acres and is located in Hancock Township of Waushara County, Central Wisconsin. This Area is quite large and is mostly south of Cty Rd C (only 40 acres north), east of Cty Rd FF, north & south of Brown Deer Ct and west of 7th Ave. Besides plenty of road side parking there are 6 parking areas. A lot of the wildlife area consists of prairie lands, grasslands, croplands and some areas with woods. The wooded portions contain red oaks, white oaks, red pine, white pines even some row pines. Most of Greenwood is high and dry land but there is a small section in the most southern part that has some wetland with even a little wildlife pond. There’s a snowmobile trail that cuts through where the parking area is located on Cty FF. Along parts of the Ice Age Trail the terrain get to be a little hilly and rolling whereas most of the area is more flat.
Colburn Wildlife Area
Colburn Wildlife Area is about 5,000 acres located in Colburn Township of Adams County, Central Wisconsin. This area is south of County Road C just west of Cty G and north of Chicago Ave. Access points are very limited because most of the land around the wildlife area is privately owned by mostly 40 acre+ parcels. Public roads touching Colburn Wildlife Area are Cty C, 6th Ave, Blackhawk Dr, 4th Ave and Chicago Ave. Two Creeks run through the area including Dry Creek and Carter Creek. Most of this land was purchase back in 1947 and is currently managed by the Wisconsin DNR (Department of Natural Resources). There is plenty of wildlife including Whitetails Deer, Eastern Wild Turkey, squirrels, rabbits, badgers (State Animal), woodchucks, fox, coyotes, wolves Ruffed Grouse, Sandhill Cranes, herons, egrets, woodpeckers and even black bear from time to time… Activities allowed are Hunting, Hiking, Trapping, Bird Watching, foraging natural edibles and enjoying the land. The property consists of woods, meadows, wetlands / marsh, brush, oaks, pines and aspen trees. 54943
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