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Plainfield, WI 54966 is located mostly in Plainfield Township and a little bit in Oasis Township of Waushara County on State Highway 73 right by I-39 /51 between Hancock and Bancroft. It’s considered as a village because it mostly consists of full time residents who work in the area. This area is mostly large farm fields with just a little bit of public land named Big Roche-A-Cri Creek Fishery Area with Big Roche-A-Cri Creek class trout stream flowing through it. You can hunt, fish for trout, hike and enjoy some wildlife viewing on this public land. Plainfield has some light shopping with a store, café, bowling alley, bars / grills, a phone company and other small businesses. Plainfield Township borders Portage County to the north and Adams County to the west.
Oasis Township located on the east side of the village including a tiny bit of the Village itself. There’s a little bit of public land in this township known as Plainfield Tunnel Channel Lake State Natural Area by Plainfield Lake, Sherman Lake, Long Lake, Fiddle Lake and Weymouth Lake. There are several lakes in Oasis Township, but most of them are private lakes on large parcels of land privately owned with no public access. State Highway 73 runs through the township as the main artery with County Road BB, J, P, O and A as other larger roadways.
This area is mainly large farm fields with a little some trees, snowmobiling, small fishing lakes, a small amount of trout waters plus a little bit of public land for hunting. Most of the area is privately owned by farmers. Plainfield WI 54966 – Post Office is based in Waushara County but also services a tiny strip in Adams County all in Leola Township.
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- Waushara County, Plainfield Township
- General Size of Village – Around 850 people
- Area Lakes – Sand Lake, Big Roche-A-Cri Creek (class Trout Stream), Plainfield Lake, Sherman Lake, Fiddle Lake, Lake Huron and more…
- Area Features: Schools, Post Office, Interstate Access, Corporate Farm fields, Banks, Shopping, Churches, Bars, Restaurants, Gas Stations, located close to a couple small fishing lakes and more…
- Area Terrain – Mostly large farm fields.
- Area Code - 715
- Zip Code - 54966
- County Road – BB & State Highway 73
- Interstate – I39 / 51
- School District – Tri-County
- Classified as a Village.
- History – Founded in 1848 by William Kelly - http://www.plainfieldwis.com/index.html
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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.
Plainfield Township is located in Waushara County, Central Wisconsin home to Plainfield, the town right by I – 39 / 51 with State Highway 73 cutting through. This area is mostly large farm fields with just a little bit of public land named Big Roche-A-Cri Creek Fishery Area with Big Roche-A-Cri Creek class trout stream flowing through it. You can hunt, fish for trout, hike and enjoy some wildlife viewing on this public land. Plainfield has some light shopping with a store, café, bowling alley, bars / grills, a phone company and other small businesses. Plainfield Township borders Portage County to the north and Adams County to the west.
Central Wisconsin Grassland Conservation Area
The Central Wisconsin Grassland Conservation Area is 160 acres created by four 40 acre parcels located in Leola Township of Adams County, WI. It's located north of Alpine Ave, south of Akron Dr. and east of 5th Ave. There is a driveway off of Akron Dr. at 469 according to the Adams County GIS website. This area was purchased by the state from a private owner in 2008. In general it’s a pretty flat area of grasslands with a deeper trench with Fourteen Mile Creek cutting through the Conservation Area flowing from northeast to southwest. It appears to be an area for training bird dogs with signs posted “Dog Training Area”. Find plenty of wildlife in this area.
http://www.plainfieldwis.com – Village Website
http://www.plainfieldlibrary.org – Public Library
http://uniontel.net – Local Phone & Internet Company.
http://www.tricounty.k12.wi.us – School System
http://www.co.waushara.wi.us – Waushara County Website
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