Kunesh, Wisconsin
Kunesh
Kunesh
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
CountyBrown
TownPittsfield
Elevation
231 m (758 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1567661[1]

Kunesh was a village (now an unincorporated community) around the crossroads between sections 21, 22, 27 and 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

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

References

  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