Holy Cross, Wisconsin
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|Holy Cross, Wisconsin|
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1566584|
Holy Cross, like nearby Dacada, was settled by immigrants from Luxembourg in the 1840s and 1850s. The name for the community comes from the former Catholic parish of Holy Cross, which was formed in the area in 1845.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- T.J. Sullivan, The Catholic Church in Wisconsin. Catholic Historical Publishing Company, 1896. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/churches/HolyCross.html
- Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, vol. 14. p. 377, 379. http://books.google.com/books?id=FEEUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA377&dq="holy+cross"
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