How often are place names changed or new place names added?
Your input is needed on a proposal to reclassify 31 “cartographic phantoms” found on maps of Wisconsin.
The federal government has replaced nearly 650 derogatory place names across the country, 28 of which are in Wisconsin.
The U.S. Geological Survey is requesting public comment on candidate replacements for geographic feature names recently declared derogatory by the Department of Interior Secretary.
The US Department of the Interior has established new administrative bodies to replace derogatory geographic feature names.
Pronounce Wisconsin is an online application that delivers audio pronunciations for over 1700 Wisconsin places – including counties, cities, villages, and unincorporated communities – through an easy-to-use map interface.
The Wisconsin Geographic Names Council is the state’s official geographic names authority.