Grimms, Wisconsin

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Grimms, Wisconsin
Grimms, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Grimms, Wisconsin
Grimms, Wisconsin
Grimms, Wisconsin is located in the US
Grimms, Wisconsin
Grimms, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°08′46″N 87°54′06″W / 44.14611°N 87.90167°W / 44.14611; -87.90167Coordinates: 44°08′46″N 87°54′06″W / 44.14611°N 87.90167°W / 44.14611; -87.90167
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyManitowoc
Elevation
840 ft (260 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1577623[1]

Grimms is an unincorporated community located in the town of Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Grimms was established in 1874, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[2] Grimms was named in honor of a local pioneer settler.[3]

Thomas Gleeson, farmer and Wisconsin State Assemblyman, lived in Grimms.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grimms, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Manitowoc County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 80.
  4. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1881,' Biographical Sketch of Thomas Gleeson, pg. 515