March 2

Big Flats WI

Big Flats WI

Adams County in Big Flats Township Central Wisconsin

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Big Flats WI is located by the intersection of State Highway 13 & County Road C in Big Flats Township and it features the Big Flats Fire Station. This area has a mix of woods, and large farm fields with a combination of full time and vacation homes.  Unfortunately it is also known for two tornados: a F3 on August 27th 1994 and a F1 on April 10th 2011 plus a major wildfire.  On May 5th 2005 just south of Big Flats one of Wisconsin’s worst man-made fires started just east of Cottonville, WI about 1 mile away from Big Roche-A-Cri Lake.  This fire spread rapidly, move on a north east path which burned over 6 miles long and about 1.5 miles wide at the widest point.  You can find a billboard with information about the Cottonville Fire at the Big Flats Fire Station.

Cottonville Fire May 5th 2005 –

Big Flats Tornado –

Nearby Cities, Towns and Villages

  • Cottonville

Area Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Dead Horse Creek
  • Big Roche-A-Cri Creek – Trout Stream
  • Dry Creek
  • Carter Creek – Trout Stream

Public Land & Features for the Area

  • Rabbit Rock Wayside – Public
  • Minnie Rock
  • Keystone Rock

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Big Flats WI

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Posted March 2, 2016 by Blog-WI in category "Places in Wisconsin