Brothertown (community), Wisconsin

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Brothertown, Wisconsin
Looking north in downtown Brothertown
Looking north in downtown Brothertown
Brothertown is located in Wisconsin
Brothertown
Brothertown
Brothertown is located in the United States
Brothertown
Brothertown
Coordinates: 43°58′05″N 88°18′32″W / 43.96806°N 88.30889°W / 43.96806; -88.30889Coordinates: 43°58′05″N 88°18′32″W / 43.96806°N 88.30889°W / 43.96806; -88.30889
CountryUnited States
State Wisconsin
CountyCalumet
TownBrothertown
Elevation
810 ft (250 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1562251[1]

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

History[edit]

It was originally settled by the Brothertown Indians under the name Eeyamquittoowauconnuck.[2] The tribe gave up its federal recognition in order to avoid relocation and much of the land was eventually settled by German immigrants.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brothertown, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b Burg, Faye (October 24, 2013). "Ottery fosters tribe's identity". Tri-County News (Kiel, Wisconsin). pp. 1, 7. Retrieved October 27, 2013.