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Butte des Morts, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Downtown Butte des Morts
Downtown Butte des Morts
Butte des Morts, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Butte des Morts, Wisconsin
Butte des Morts, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Winnebago
 • Total 1.24 sq mi (3.22 km2)
 • Land 1.22 sq mi (3.17 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
775 ft (236 m)
 • Total 962
 • Density 786/sq mi (303.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-11500
GNIS feature ID 1562472

Butte des Morts is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Winneconne, in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States.

As of the 2010 census, its population was 962. The community is located at the north side of (Big) Lake Butte des Morts on the former route of Wisconsin Highway 110. The name means "hill of the dead" in French. Butte des Morts uses the ZIP code 54927. The Augustin Grignon Hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located within the community. Butte des Morts has an area of 1.246 square miles (3.23 km2); 1.225 square miles (3.17 km2) of this is land, and 0.021 square miles (0.054 km2) is water.

Origin of Name

In 1730 French soldiers and Menominee warriors massacred people of the Sauk Nation. The French named the place the Hill of the Dead, or Butte des Morts.

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