Leyden, Wisconsin
Leyden, Wisconsin
Leyden, Wisconsin
Leyden, Wisconsin
Leyden, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°43′51″N 89°07′44″W / 42.73083°N 89.12889°W / 42.73083; -89.12889Coordinates: 42°43′51″N 89°07′44″W / 42.73083°N 89.12889°W / 42.73083; -89.12889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyRock
Elevation
272 m (892 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
GNIS feature ID1568004[1]

Leyden is an unincorporated community located in the town of Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History

A post office called Leyden was established in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] The community was named after Leiden, in the Netherlands.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Leyden, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Rock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 91.