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Racine County, Wisconsin

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The county was founded in 1836, then a part of the Wisconsin Territory. It is named for its principal town, Racine, which was laid off in 1834-35 by Gilbert Knapp. The first designation of this settlement was Port Gilbert; but its founder decided to change this to Racine, the French translation of Root River, on which he had laid out his town.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Burlington (part)
  • Caledonia
  • Elmwood Park
  • Mount Pleasant
  • North Bay
  • Racine (County Seat)
  • Raymond
  • Rochester
  • Sturtevant
  • Union Grove
  • Waterford
  • Wind Point
  • Yorkville

Other Towns & Communities

Beaumont | Bohners Lake | Browns Lake | Buena Park | Caldwell | Cedar Park | DeNoon | Dover | Eagle Lake | Eagle Lake Manor | Eagle Lake Terrace | Franksville | Honey Creek (part) | Honey Lake (part) | Husher | Ives Grove | Kansasville | Kneeland | Muskego Settlement | North Cape | Norway | Raymond Center | Rosewood | Sylvania | Tichigan | Union Church | Wind Lake

Links

Wikipedia

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

WI GenWeb

Racine Timeline 1699-1899