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Lawesburg, Wisconsin
Unincorporated village
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Outagamie
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
54915
Area code(s) (920)

Lawesburg was an unincorporated village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. Located in the town of Grand Chute, the site was incorporated into the Village of Appleton in 1853 and is now part of the city of Appleton. The surviving buildings from Lawesburg are protected and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Lawesburg is located at 44°15′31.02″N 88°23′0.47″W / 44.2586167°N 88.3834639°W / 44.2586167; -88.3834639 (44.258617, -88.383464). Its elevation is 748 feet (228m).

History

George W. Lawe founded the village of Lawesburg in 1849. It was one of three villages that developed around the Lawrence Institute: the village of Grand Chute, the village of Appleton, and the village of Lawesburg, all nestled along the Fox River. The villages of Grand Chute and Lawesburg have since been incorporated into the city of Appleton.

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