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Do you know of Ives Station ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Ives Station. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Ives Station.

We found mention of Ives Station as a community (see Mentions and References below), but haven't been able to determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Racine County, Wisconsin.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Communities Also Named Ives Station ...

We found one communities that share the name Ives Station.

Within Wisconsin, the name Ives Station is unique.

Beyond Wisconsin, there is another community also named Ives Station in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Nebraska
      • Dundy County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nebraska community of Ives Station [Dundy County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Ives Station ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Ives Station:

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Ives Station - Services available: had a Railroad Station, no Post Office mentioned

More Orphans in  Racine County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Racine County.

 North Park
Caddy Vista 
Caldwell PrairiePan Yan
Caledonia CentreParisville
 Racine Junction
Elm Island 
 Tichigan Lake
Hickory Point 
 Waterford Woods
 West Racine

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ives Station could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.


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