Grand Marsh, Wisconsin 53936 is located in the north east corner of New Chester Township right by Easton, Adams and Lincoln Townships of Adams County on County Road E & B between Westfield & Adams-Friendship. The town is considered unincorporated; most know for Grand Marsh State Bank, Corn N’ Tator Fest and most recently New Chester Dairy. The town is small with access by county road with a railroad running through it. There’s a post office, bank, bar / grill, gas station, elementary school and 80 acres of Adams-Friendship School District land with access off of 6th Ave. The area does have a few lakes and creeks including Patrick Lake, Risk Creek, McGinnis Lake, Neenah Creek trout stream and Campbell Creek to name a few. Not too far are some areas open to the public for hunting and fishing including; New Chester Waterfowl Production Area, Lawrence Creek State Natural Area and Lawrence Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area.
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Grand Marsh WI Quick Facts
- Adams County
- New Chester Township
- General Size – about 130 residents
- Area Lakes – Patrick Lake, McGinnis Lake, Fenner Lake, Mud Lake, Rollers Lake, Lawrence Lake, Duck Creek, Risk Creek, Campbell Creek and Neenah Creek Trout Stream
- Area Features - Grand Marsh State Bank, Post Office, Elementary School, Bar / Grill, Gas Station and home to the Annual Corn n’ Tator Fest.
- Area Terrain – Mostly flat with a mix of Large Farm Fields, Wetlands and Woods. Recently there’s been quite a bit of logging turning woods into farm fields…
- Area Code - 608
- Zip Code - 53936
- Access - County Road – E & B
- School District – Adams-Friendship
- Classified as Unincorporated
- History – Unknown
- White Creek
- Wisconsin Dells
Nearby Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams
- Patrick Lake
- McGinnis Lake
- Fenner Lake
- Lawrence Creek Class 1 Brook Trout Stream Waters
- Mud Lake
- Rollers Lake
- Lawrence Lake
- Duck Creek
- Risk Creek
- Campbell Creek
- Neenah Creek Trout Stream
- New Chester Waterfowl Production Area
- Lawrence Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
- Lawrence Creek State Natural Area
- Upper Neenah Creek State Fishery Area
- Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area
Part of the Central Sand located between Wisconsin Dells and Wisconsin Rapids with the Wisconsin River creating the western border of the county also forming both Castle Rock Lake and Lake Petenwell. There is a mix of farmland and recreation areas with a mix of Full time residential homes and vacation getaway cabins. You can find lakes, creeks, trout streams, public land, parks, ATV routes, snowmobile trails, rock formations, whitetail deer, wild turkey, bald eagles, even some wolves and black bears.
New Chester Township is located in Adams County, Central Wisconsin which has two smaller communities; Brooks and Grand Marsh. Grand Marsh is home of the original Grand Marsh State Bank and hosts the FAMOUS annual Corn N Tater fest. The Union Pacific Railroad runs diagonally through the New Chester passing both Grand Marsh and Brooks. 1 square mile (640 acres) of the township is owned by United States of America and has a federal training facility plus Oxford Federal Correctional Institution which has about 1,100 guests and employs about 400 area people. New Chester is a mixture of Recreation and Agriculture plus there are several lakes including Rollers Lake, Fenner Lake, Lake McGinnis (where Neenah Creek Trout Stream headwaters start) and Patrick Lake which has a County Park. You can enjoy the outdoors in 2 State owned Wildlife areas; Lawrence Creek Wildlife Area & Upper Neenah State Fishery Area.
McGinnis Lake is a smaller 33 acre fishing lake with a small public access lot right of off Cty Rd G on the eastside. Located in New Chester Township, Adams County just north of Brooks, WI. about 1 mile. It’s been heavily developed around the lake into 2 sections, Deer Run East and Happy Acres with some full time residential homes, some part time vacation cabins and the remainder are vacant lots.
Neenah Creek - Trout Stream
Neenah Creek starts at McGinnis Lake then flows to the southeast all the way into Marquette County about 6 miles downstream. You can find several sections of Upper Neenah Fishery Area open to the public as you head down the creek.
The Upper Neenah Creek Fishery Area was created in 1962 and is about 360 acres. It's located in New Chester and Jackson Township in Adams County, Central WI. This public land area is spread out over 4 locations along Neenah Creek which is also a Class 1 trout stream. Access points are somewhat limited to roadside parking in most cases with some spots requiring access through the water or private land. The roads adjoining the Upper Neenah Creek Fishery are County Road G, County road A, County road EE and Fawn Court and 1st Lane with the only parking area by Hill Lake on County Road EE. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, fishing, hunting, trapping, hiking, birding and photography are all allowed. This area is also managed for Brown Trout by the WI DNR. The fishery is also home to a wide variety of wildlife such as Whitetail Deer, beaver, eastern wild turkey, grouse woodchucks and squirrels. You will find red oak, white oak, red & white pine, jack pine as well as birch and maple in the sandy lowland soils. The Upper Neenah Creek State Fishery Area is considered to be part of the Wisconsin State Park System.
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