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Champion, Wisconsin
Looking east at downtown Champion
Looking east at downtown Champion
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Coordinates: 44°35′21″N 87°47′39″W / 44.58917°N 87.79417°W / 44.58917; -87.79417
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Brown
Town Green Bay
Elevation
235 m (771 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1562939

Champion is an unincorporated community in the town of Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town hall for the town of Green Bay is located in Champion and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is located just east of Champion.

The city has received its name in the 19th century from immigrants coming from a Belgian city called Champion located close to Namur. Before it was called Champion, the community was called Robinsonville and is sometimes referred to as Robinsonville in Catholic readings.

Notable people

  • Grégoire Dupont, legislator
  • Peter Pernin, Catholic pastor (1868-9) and Peshtigo fire memoirist

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