Bay Settlement, Wisconsin
Bay Settlement
Bay Settlement
Bay Settlement
Bay Settlement
Coordinates: 44°33′11″N 87°53′26″W / 44.55306°N 87.89056°W / 44.55306; -87.89056Coordinates: 44°33′11″N 87°53′26″W / 44.55306°N 87.89056°W / 44.55306; -87.89056
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyBrown
TownScott
Elevation
223 m (732 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1561321[1]

Bay Settlement is an unincorporated community located in the town of Scott, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. Bay Settlement is located on the outskirts of Green Bay 7 miles (11 km) east-northeast of the city's downtown.

History

Bay Settlement is one of the oldest settlements in Wisconsin, as only Green Bay, De Pere, and Prairie du Chien are older. The settlement had a population of eight people in 1830. The community is home to Holy Cross Church, one of the oldest Catholic congregations in the county, which succeeded a mission established at Bay Settlement in 1834. In 1868, a post office opened in Bay Settlement.[2]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bay Settlement, Wisconsin
  2. ^ Martin, Deborah Beaumont (1913). History of Brown County, Wisconsin: Past and Present, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company.