Honey Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin

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Honey Creek is an unincorporated community located in the town of Spring Prairie, Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. The community was also known as Vienna.[1][2] The population is approximately 400.


The first white settlers were the Hoyt family. Gilman Hoyt of Vermont took up a claim in July 1836. He spent most the summer in Rochester, Wisconsin, then returned in October with Reuben Clark of Michigan. The two men built a hut' and wintered on the land. In September 1837, Hoyts' parents, Benjamin and Susan Hayes Hoyt, natives of Deerfield, New Hampshire, came to live in Honey Creek. Two daughters and a son made the journey with them.[3]

Notable people[edit]

  • Ginger Beaumont, early Major League baseball player, lived for many years in Honey Creek.



  • History of Walworth County, Wisconsin, containing an account of its settlement, growth, development and resources ... its war record, biographical sketches, portraits of prominent men and early settlers; the whole preceded by a history of Wisconsin ... and an abstract of its laws and constitution ... (1882). Chicago: Western Historical Co.
  • Chris Schultz, A famous resident, nearly forgotten, The Week Sep. 20, 2007

Coordinates: 42°44′54″N 88°18′28″W / 42.74833°N 88.30778°W / 42.74833; -88.30778