Township of Deer Creek
A civil town in Taylor County, Wisconsin
latitude 450455N and longitude 0901546W
Apr. 16, 1880.
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The town has a total area of 34.2 square miles, of which, 34.2 square miles  is land and 0.03% is water.

The six by six mile square that would become Deer Creek was first surveyed in 1851 by crews working for the U.S. government. In the fall of 1854 a different crew of surveyors marked all the section corners in the township, walking through the woods and swamps, measuring with chain and compass. When done, the deputy surveyor filed this general description:

This Township contains a large number of Swamps, all of which are unfit for cultivation. The lands is nearly all unfit for farming purposes, the soil being very poor and in most places the stone and gravel comes to the surface. The Timber is of poor quality, being mostlyHemlock & Birch. Where the land is rolling, the timber is Sugar Lindon and Elm.

There is no Pine worth any thing in the Township. It is well watered by small streams, but none of them are of sufficient size for milling purposes

1880 Federal Census 1895 & 1905 Wis. State Census
1900 Federal Census 1910 Federal Census
1920 Federal Census 1930 Federal Census
1942 Draft Registration

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