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Wisconsin Gazetteer, Containing the names, location, and advantages, of the Counties, Cities, Towns, Villages, Post Offices, and Settlements, together with a description of the Lakes, Water Courses, Prairies, and Public Localities, in the State of Wisconsin. Alphabetically arranged.

Notice. Names and descriptions prepared too late for their proper place, will be found in the Appendix.

Abbreviations
L, Lake Pr., Prairie
P.O. Post Office P. V. Post Village
R, River T, Town
V, Village
CH., Court House, or County Seat

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Ulao, P. O., in Washington County.

Union Grove, P. O., in Racine County.

Union, P. V., in town of same name, Rock County, being town 4 N., of range 10 E.

Union, Town, in county of Rock, being town 4 N., of range 10 E.; centrally located, 16 miles northwest from Janesville. Population in 1850 was 1,050. It has 9 school districts.

Upper St. Croix, Lake, is on the St. Croix River, in La Pointe County. It is about 12 miles long and nearly 3 wide, and is noted for the depth and clearness of its water, and a small island near its outlet.

Ursine, P. O., in Grant County.

Utter's Corners, P. V., Walworth County, on section 6, town 3 N., of range 15 E., being town of Richmond, 15 miles north-west from Elkhorn, and about 50 miles southeast from Madison. It has a store, hotel, and Methodist church, and is surrounded by a good farming country.

Utica, Town, in county of Winnebago, being town 17 N., of range 15 E.; centrally located, 12 miles southwest from Oshkosh. Population in 1850 was 630. It has 6 school districts.

Vaseaux, Lake, head of the northwest branch of the Neenah.

Vermillion, River, rises near the head waters of the Kinnikinnic River, and runs southerly, entering the Mississippi.

Vernon, P. V., is located on section 9 in town of same name, Waukesha County, 8 miles south from Waukesha, and 70 miles southeast from Madison. It is situated in a well timbered and watered vicinity. Population 40; with 11 dwellings, 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 blacksmith and wagon shop, and 2 organized religious denominations.

Vernon, Town, in county of Waukesha, being town 5 N, of range 19 E.; centrally located, 9 miles south from Waukesha. Population in 1850 was 889. It has 11 school districts.

Verona, P. O., in town of same name, Dane County, on Badger prairie, town 6 N., of range 8 E.

Verona, Town, in county of Dane, being town 9 N., of range 9 E.; centrally located, nine miles southwest from Madison. It has 9 school districts.

Vienna, P. V., in town of Spring Prairie, Walworth County, being in town 3 N., of range 18 E.

Vienna, Town, in county of Dane, being town 9, of range 9 E.; centrally located, 12 miles north from Madison.

Vieux Desert, Lake, see Kattakittekin.

Vinland, P.O., in Winnebago County.

Vinland, Town, in county of Winnebago. Population in 1850 was 756. It has 6 school districts.

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Source: Wisconsin Gazetteer,  By John Warren Hunt. Madison: Beriah Brown, Printer, 1853

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