Cities and Towns


Links to Cities and Towns and Counties


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Ozaukee County, Winnebago County


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  • Brown County

Rootsweb Brown County web page


A community in Brown Co. at latitude 441612N and longitude 0880639W

[Source: U.S. Geographic Names Information Server]

Askeaton is often referred to in many newspapers in the 1800's as "East Holland" and Holland - town was "West Holland"  And the same references also apply to the churches; i.e. if a mention were made that a person was buried at "East Holland" it usually meant they were buried at St. Patrick's in Askeaton.

A small bit of info about Askeaton, Wisconsin starts here with an extract from "The Old Sod to the New" (The rest of that site is about Askeaton in Ireland and other places)



Holland or Hollandtown

A civil town in Brown Co. at latitude 441624N and longitude 0880557W, created 18 Nov. 1853.

City Data about Holland

A 1870 PLAT Map of Hollandtown


For a great insight on what life was like for some of the very first settlers of Holland town, read the "Reminiscences of a Pioneer Missionary" by Father Chrystom Ver Wyst.


You can view it on the Library of Congress web site within their "American Memory" section.

Follow this link to get directly to "Reminiscences of a Pioneer Missionary".


Or, for your convenience you can view a copy of the document on this web site - Click here.




A civil town in Brown Co. at latitude 441933N and longitude 0880531W, created 15 Jan. 1851.


City Data about Wrightstown



1890 Plat Map of Wrightstown


Wrightstown Post Gazette newspaper

The Wrightstown Post-Gazette, founded in 2004 as a collaborative product between the Appleton Post-Crescent and the Green Bay Press-Gazette, is published weekly by Gannett Wisconsin Newspapers. Mailing address is 450 High St., Suite 1, Wrightstown, WI 54180.


Rootsweb Calumet County web page




A civil town in Calumet Co. at latitude 441149N and longitude 0880629W, created 4/5 May 1857. Name changed from Brandon.




A civil town in Calumet Co. and the county seat of Calumet Co. at latitude 440357N and longitude 0881136W, created 31 Dec. 1856. Name changed from Portland.





A community in Calumet Co. at latitude 441436N and longitude 0881926W


Darboy has a county line running right down the middle of it on Cty. Tk. KK.  The North side of the road which includes Holy Angels Church, School & Cemetery is in Outagamie County (town of Buchanan), the south side of the road is Calumet County (Town of Harrison).  Home births in Darboy could likely be in either county.  The burials at Holy Angels Cemetery will all be in Outagamie County, as would marriages or sacraments at Holy Angels Church.


1890 Plat Map around Darboy (Outagamie County)




A community in Calumet Co. at latitude 441403N and longitude 0881154W


see Woodville




Forest Junction


A community in Calumet Co. at latitude 441245N and longitude 0880839W




A village in Calumet Co. at latitude 440824N and longitude 0880933W


St. John   

A community in Calumet Co. at latitude 441008N and longitude 0881214W

Latitude: 44.16889        Longitude: -88.20389        Elevation: 850

Article on the founding of St. John (Wisconsin Historical Society) Page 1, Page 2, Page 3






A civil town in Calumet Co. at latitude 441046N and longitude 0881222W, created 30 Dec. 1852.




Rootsweb Monroe County web page





St. Mary's Ridge


1990 Plat Map of St. Mary's Ridge area


My web pages for St. Mary's Ridge Church


There is a group researching Civil War Vets of Monroe County - from the area, came from another area and buried in Monroe county.  Plans are to publish a book mid-to-late 2005.  I understand they have over 2000 names already.  Working toward finding information.  The idea is to have a short bio and a picture if possible.


If you can help in any way, please contact Carolyn at email     chend   at  (@)

(I purposely list email addresses this way on my web site so that they aren't found by the spam email collectors.)


Also, Terry Zielke is spear heading a project to publish a book on the early pioneers of St. Mary's Ridge. You can contact her at email  tzielke  at   (@)  



Rootsweb Outagamie County web page


Outagamie County Official web page


County mapping service

Outagamie county has a new County mapping service available. The internet site is available to the public on the County website (  To view the application go to the site then click "Maps", then click "Outagamie County GIS Maps" then click on Public.  There are a number of tools to the left of the maps. These tools help navigate around on the map or query the map for data.
Putting the cursor over the tool will give the name of the tool.  clicking the "Help" button (above the legend), gives a description of the tools and their use.

For example, the "Zoom In" tool allows you to zoom into one area of the map. As you zoom in, you will see more information such as County highways, local roads, surface water, aerial photos, parcel lines and other features.  You also can add or delete features by clicking on the boxes in the legend to the right of the map.  Remember that you have to be zoomed in to see some of the features.

There are also several search methods to allow you to identify and locate streets or parcels.  For example, to find a street address, click on the Address Search button (above the legend) and type in a street address.  To
find a particular property, click on the Parcel Search button (above the map).  Then fill in the name, or address, or parcel number.

Zoning department plans on adding additional layers of information to this  application in the future. 



If you are going to do research at the Outagamie County Vital Records Offices in Appleton, you might want to sort your research by the years in each index book.


Record Type Index Book From Year To Year
Births 1 & 2 1833 1889
  3 1890 1902
  4 1903 1918
  5 1919 1942
  6 1943 1957
  7 1957 1970
  8 1971 1983
  9 1984 1991
  10 1992 1993
  on computer 1993 current
Marriages 1 1852 1867
  2 1868 1884
  3 1872 1894
  4 1895 1903
  5 1903 1922
  6 1922 1931
  7 1932 1952
  8 1953 1964
  9 1965 1973
  10 1974 1980
  11 1981 1989
  12 1990 2000
  on computer 2000 current
Deaths 1 1852 1866
  2 1867 1901
  3 1902 1920
  4 1921 1960
  5 1961 1982
  6 1983 1996
  on computer 1997 current







Appleton’s Official City web page                


Appleton's Newspaper  The Appleton Post Crescent


City Data about Appleton



Black Creek


USACityLink web page for Black Creek





City Data about Buchanan


1890 Plat Map of Buchanan (East section)


1890 Plat Map of Buchanan (West section)


Combined Locks


City Data about Combined Locks

1890 Plat Map of Buchanan (Includes what is now Combined Locks)



USACityLink web page for Dale





City Data about Freedom

1890 Plat Map of Freedom

The Town of Freedom published "Town of Freedom 1852-2002 Sesquicentennial Anniversary" book in 2005, which includes valuable information on the history of Freedom, including schools, churches and family histories. (All names from the family histories have been added into my database)

The book is available from the town clerk at the Town of Freedom.






Grand Chute


Grand Chute's Official web page









Official web site for the

City of Kaukauna

City Data about Kaukauna

Kaukauna's Newspaper    The Times Villager

The history of the Kaukauna Times


Kaukauna Times and Kaukauna Sun Newspapers have been microfilmed and are available at The Kaukauna Library


1890 Plat Map of Kaukauna







City Data about Kimberly

1890 Plat Map of Buchanan (includes what is now Kimberly)



Little Chute

Little Chute’s Official web page

Little Chute's & Kaukauna's Newspaper

Milwaukee Sentinel Article on Little Chute 50th Anniversary dated June 1898.

City Data about  Little Chute

St. John Catholic Church & School

My web pages for St. John Catholic Church & cemetery

Little Chute Windmill


1890 Plat Map of Kaukauna (includes what is now Little Chute)






New London




Poy Sippi























Plat Map of Vandenbroek 1917


Plat Map of Vandenbroek circa 1950





Rootsweb Ozaukee County web page



1870 Plat Map of Belgium


1890 Plat Map of Belgium






Port Washington






Rootsweb Winnebago County web page




Latitude: 44.19167        Longitude: -88.62389        Elevation: 770



City Data about Menasha



City Data about Neenah



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