Jericho, Calumet County, Wisconsin

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Jericho, Calumet County, Wisconsin
Looking west at Jericho
Looking west at Jericho
Jericho is located in Wisconsin
Jericho
Jericho
Location in Wisconsin
Jericho is located in the United States
Jericho
Jericho
Jericho (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°58′12″N 88°15′59″W / 43.97000°N 88.26639°W / 43.97000; -88.26639Coordinates: 43°58′12″N 88°15′59″W / 43.97000°N 88.26639°W / 43.97000; -88.26639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyCalumet
TownBrothertown
established1855
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920

Jericho is an unincorporated community in the town of Brothertown in Calumet County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] Jericho is located at the intersection of County highways C & H.[2] Jericho is part of the Holyland region in Wisconsin.[3]

History[edit]

Jericho was settled in 1855 as a station on the plank road between Brothertown and Sheboygan.[4] One of its first settlers was J. M. Parkins who constructed Sechter's Inn as one of the community's first buildings.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jericho, Calumet County, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Jericho, Wisconsin location". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
  3. ^ "German-Catholic immigrants shaped life, communities in east-central Wisconsin". University of Wisconsin–Madison. 2003-02-25. Retrieved 2008-09-15.
  4. ^ a b Edens, Mrs. Dale (January 18, 1973). "Historical Insight". Chilton Times-Journal.