An Early Description of

Oak Grove Township

-- From the "Historical and Biographical Album of the Chippewa Valley Wisconsin, 1891-2" pages 337 - 338.


Oak Grove Township is equal to two regulation townships, and is twelve miles in length, from east to west, and six miles in width, from north to south.  It is bounded on the north by Washburn County, on the south by the town of Stanfold, on the east by the town of Cedar Lake, and on the west by the town of Cumberland.  There are several lakes in this district, including Bear Lake and Devil's Lake.  The principal stream is Bear creek, with its numerous branches.  Haugen, formerly Bear Creek, is a station on the Chippewa Falls division of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha railway, and on Bear creek, with a post-office.  The population of the township was 608 in 1890.


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