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Welcome to Nix Corner ...

Nix Corner is located in Eau Claire County<1>.


The location of Nix Corner has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Nix Corner, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Nix Corner: Nix Cor. (or less commonly used: Nix Crn.)

Nix Corner is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Nix Corner lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Nix Corner: (715) and (534)<4>

Communities near Nix Corner ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nix Corner.

  • Eau Claire
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eau Claire
    • Eau Claire is located in Eau Claire County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,087 people
  • Altoona
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona is located in Eau Claire County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,062 people
  • Lake Hallie
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Hallie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Hallie
    • Lake Hallie is located in Chippewa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,779 people
  • Mondovi
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mondovi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mondovi
    • Mondovi is located in Buffalo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
  • Osseo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osseo
    • Osseo is located in Trempealeau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,671 people
  • Whitehall
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
    • Whitehall is located in Trempealeau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,565 people
  • Augusta
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Augusta
    • Augusta is located in Eau Claire County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
  • Independence
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence is located in Trempealeau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
  • Fall Creek
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall Creek
    • Fall Creek is located in Eau Claire County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
  • Strum
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strum
    • Strum is located in Trempealeau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,071 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nix Corner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nix Corner.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nix Corner. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Nix Corner.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nix Corner. See our Newspapers Page for Nix Corner.

Adding Nix Corner to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nix Corner in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Nix Corner was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Nix Corner.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nix Corner. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Eau Claire County: www.co.eau-claire.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Eau Claire, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nix Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).









 

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