Askeaton, Wisconsin

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Askeaton, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Looking west down the Niagara Escarpment from Askeaton
Looking west down the Niagara Escarpment from Askeaton
Askeaton is located in Wisconsin
Askeaton
Askeaton
Askeaton is located in USA
Askeaton
Askeaton
Coordinates: 44°16′15.7362″N 88°05′44.0412″W / 44.271037833°N 88.095567000°W / 44.271037833; -88.095567000Coordinates: 44°16′15.7362″N 88°05′44.0412″W / 44.271037833°N 88.095567000°W / 44.271037833; -88.095567000
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Brown
Town Holland
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1577498[1]

Askeaton is an unincorporated community located in the town of Holland, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. Askeaton is located southeast of Wrightstown at the intersection of County Z and St. Pat's Church Road. The town hall for the Town of Holland is located in Askeaton.[2][3]

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The name Askeaton is of Ojibwe origin. It is derived from ashkiodon 'raw mouth'.[4]

"Askeaton" is also the name of a small village in southwestern Ireland near Limerick. By the late 1800s, a large number of Irish immigrants had immigrated to this area of Brown County,[5] and founded one of Askeaton's most prominent landmarks, St. Patrick's Church.[6] St Patrick's church is served by priests of St Clare's parish.[7]

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