Kunesh, Wisconsin

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Kunesh, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Kunesh, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Kunesh, Wisconsin
Kunesh, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°36′56″N 88°11′25″W / 44.61556°N 88.19028°W / 44.61556; -88.19028Coordinates: 44°36′56″N 88°11′25″W / 44.61556°N 88.19028°W / 44.61556; -88.19028
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Brown
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1567661[1]

Kunesh was a village (now called an unincorporated community) around the crossroads betweens secs 21, 22, 27 & 28,[2] in Pittsfield Town, Brown County, Wisconsin, located on County Highway U 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Green Bay.

History[edit]

A post office was established 8 March 1894 and named for George Kunesh, the first postmaster.[3] It was discontinued 14 August 1905. George Kunesh, born in Wisconsin in 1864, was the son of John and Dora Kunesh who emigrated to the USA from Bohemia and farmed in Kewaunee County.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kunesh, Wisconsin
  2. ^ Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide, Rand McNally 1977
  3. ^ Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Brown County, Wisconsin place names, 1963
  4. ^ 1880 US Census of Franklin, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, p 220