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Hayton, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Downtown Hayton
Downtown Hayton
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Calumet
Town Charlestown
Settled 1840s
Elevation 830 ft (250 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1566223

Hayton is an unincorporated community in the town of Charlestown, Calumet County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located a few miles (kilometers) east of Chilton at the intersection of U.S. Route 151 and County T.

Location

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Sign for Hayton

The Killsnake River, a fork of the Manitowoc River, flows eastward through the community. It is dammed by a mill and the sediments have been contaminated by PCBs.

History

Hayton was the first settlement on the Killsnake River. It was settled in the 1840s by William Urmston and it was originally named Wallersville after one of the landowners before it was renamed Hayton.


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