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Do you know of Ursine ???

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

We found mention of Ursine as a post office (see Mentions and References below), but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Grant County, Wisconsin.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1851 and closed  in 1852.

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 Ursine ...

We found one communities that share the name Ursine.

Within Wisconsin, the name Ursine is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Nevada
      • Lincoln County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Ursine [Lincoln County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Ursine ...

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

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

Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851)
Published by W. & J.C. Greer, Printers

More Orphans in  Grant 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 Grant County.

Anderson's MillsHappy Corners
BradtvilleHurricane Grove
Bunker's Hill 
 Liberty Ridge
Castle RockLiberty
 Little Grant
 Sinsinawa Mound

Footnotes ...

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


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