Brant, Wisconsin

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Brant, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Brant is located in Wisconsin
Brant
Brant
Brant is located in the US
Brant
Brant
Coordinates: 44°04′24″N 88°12′13″W / 44.07333°N 88.20361°W / 44.07333; -88.20361Coordinates: 44°04′24″N 88°12′13″W / 44.07333°N 88.20361°W / 44.07333; -88.20361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Calumet
Town Chilton
Established 1851
Elevation 935 ft (285 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1577526[1]

Brant is an unincorporated community in the town of Chilton, Calumet County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Brant was established in 1851 under the name of Lynn, with Chauncey Vaughn as its first postmaster.[2] It was renamed Brant in 1856.[2] Brant had a post office as of 1876.[3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brant, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b Edens, Mrs. Dale (January 18, 1973). "Historical Insight". Chilton Times-Journal. 
  3. ^ Bullinger, Edwin Wilson (1876). The Monitor Guide to Post Offices and Railroad Stations in the United States. Bullinger's Guides. 
  4. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1899,' Biographical Sketch of Jeremiah Wallace Baldock, pg. 764