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Term: Arena, Iowa Co.


A community in Iowa Co. at latitude 430956N and longitude 0895446W.

Description from John W. Hunt's 1853 Wisconsin Gazetteer: "ARENA, Town, in the county of Iowa, being townships Nos. 7 and 8 N., of ranges 4 and 5 E.; centrally located, 20 miles northeast from Mineral Point, the county seat. It has 3 school districts. It is in an agricultural district, containing bottom lands of the first quality, sandy, but well watered. Settled originally by the British Temperance Emigration Society." 

[Source: U.S. Geographic Names Information Server]

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