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This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Union Mills. 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 Union Mills.

Our sources for Union Mills (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Union Mills other than they indicate that Union Mills would be found somewhere in Iowa County, Wisconsin.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1867 and closed  in 1902.

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.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Communities Also Named Union Mills ...

We found thirteen communities that share the name Union Mills.

Within Wisconsin, the name Union Mills is unique.

Beyond Wisconsin, we know of another thirteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these thirteen communities, twelve are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Nevada County
      • Please visit our profile page for the California community of Union Mills [Nevada County].
    • Indiana
      • LaPorte County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Union Mills [LaPorte County].
    • Iowa
      • Mahaska County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Union Mills [Mahaska County].
    • Kentucky
      • Jessamine County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Union Mills [Jessamine County].
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Union Mills [Carroll County].
    • New Brunswick
      • Please visit our profile page for the New Brunswick community of Union Mills.
    • New Jersey
      • Burlington County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Union Mills [Burlington County].
    • New York
      • Fulton County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New York community of Union Mills [Fulton County].
    • North Carolina
      • Rutherford County
      • Please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Union Mills [Rutherford County].
    • Oregon
      • Clackamas County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Union Mills [Clackamas County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Mifflin County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Union Mills [Mifflin County].
    • Virginia
      • Fluvanna County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Union Mills [Fluvanna County].
    • West Virginia
      • Pleasants County
      • Please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Union Mills [Pleasants County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Union Mills ...

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

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

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

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

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

The FIPS database contains an entry for Union Mills.

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 55/81800   (Place Name: Union Mills)

County: Iowa     (FIPS State/County: 55/049)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, Union Mills) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

More Orphans in  Iowa 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 Iowa County.

East ArenaMontfort Junction
HarkerPine Knob
Hyde's MillsStandart
JennietonWest Blue Mound

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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