|Elevation||273 m (896 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1578444|
Truax is an unincorporated community located in the town of Union, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States.Truax is located along the Union Pacific Railroad near the northwest border of Eau Claire.
The community was named for the Truax family, which owned land in the area.
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