Champion, Wisconsin

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Champion, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Looking east at downtown Champion
Looking east at downtown Champion
Champion is located in Wisconsin
Champion
Champion
Champion is located in the US
Champion
Champion
Coordinates: 44°35′21″N 87°47′39″W / 44.58917°N 87.79417°W / 44.58917; -87.79417
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Brown
Town Green Bay
Elevation 771 ft (235 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1562939[1]

Champion is an unincorporated community in the town of Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin, United States.[1][2] It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town hall for the town of Green Bay is located in Champion and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is located just east of Champion.

The city has received its name in the 19th century from immigrants coming from a Belgian city called Champion located close to Namur. Before it was called Champion, the community was called Robinsonville and is sometimes referred to as Robinsonville in Catholic readings.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ a b "Champion, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Champion, Wisconsin
  3. ^ Blair, Margot. "Peshtigo Fire - 2 Miracles". www.rosaryworkshop.com. Retrieved May 8, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The Miracle Hunter: Marian Apparitions: Robinsonville, WI USA 1859". Marian Apparitions. 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Visions of Mary - Door County Pulse". Door County Pulse. September 18, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 

Coordinates: 44°35′21″N 87°47′39″W / 44.58917°N 87.79417°W / 44.58917; -87.79417