Kunesh, Wisconsin

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Kunesh, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Kunesh is located in Wisconsin
Kunesh
Kunesh
Coordinates: 44°36′56″N 88°11′25″W / 44.61556°N 88.19028°W / 44.61556; -88.19028Coordinates: 44°36′56″N 88°11′25″W / 44.61556°N 88.19028°W / 44.61556; -88.19028
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Brown
Town Pittsfield
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1567661[1]

Kunesh was a village (now an unincorporated community) around the crossroads betweens sections 21, 22, 27 & 28,[2] in the town of Pittsfield, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. Kunesh is located on County Highway U 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Green Bay.

History[edit]

A post office was established 8 March 1894 and named for George Kunesh, the first postmaster.[3] It was discontinued 14 August 1905. George Kunesh, born in Wisconsin in 1864, was the son of John and Dora Kunesh who emigrated to the USA from Bohemia and farmed in Kewaunee County.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kunesh, Wisconsin
  2. ^ Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide, Rand McNally 1977
  3. ^ Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Brown County, Wisconsin place names, 1963
  4. ^ 1880 US Census of Franklin, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, p 220