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Charlesburg, Wisconsin
Downtown Charlesburg
Downtown Charlesburg
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Calumet
Town Brothertown
Established 1855
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920

Charlesburg (also Charlesburgh) is an unincorporated community in the town of Brothertown in Calumet County, Wisconsin, United States.

History

Charlesburg was settled in 1855. The first settler was probably Anton Reinl, an immigrant from Bohemia which was then part of Austrian Empire. Other early settlers were Raymond Lodes, Joseph Nadler, and Joseph Fisher. They spoke a dialect of German.

One of the landmarks in the community is its Catholic Church, called St. Charles Church. It opened in 1866 and closed in 2005.

Location

Charlesburg is located on St. Charles Road at its intersection with Washington Road. It is considered part of the Holyland region in southern Calumet County.

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