Township of Maplehurst
A civil town in Taylor County, Wisconsin
latitude 450337N and longitude 0903703W
Mar. 21, 1905
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The town has a total area of 35.9 square miles, of which, 35.9 square miles is land and 0.04 square miles is water. 

The six mile square that would become Maplehurst was first surveyed in the summer of 1847 by a crew working for the U.S. government. Then in May of 1854 another crew marked all the section corners in the township, moving on foot, measuring with chain and compass. When done, the deputy surveyor filed this general description:

This township contains numerous swamps many of which are of considerable extent. The surface of the township is generaly broken the soil is very poor 3rd rate producing very little vegetation but the surface of the land is generally covered with a thick heavy moss. The timber through the township is principallyHemlock. There are a few scattering trees of White Pine of poor quality. The township is well watered with numerous small streams and also Black River Which enters the township in Section 1 & flows in a south westerly direction untill it reaches the south boundary of the township in Section 32. The banks of this stream are generally high, the current is gentle, the bottom of the stream is generally rocky. There are no settlers in this township.

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