Medina, Outagamie County, Wisconsin facts for kids
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Looking west at the sign for Medina on WIS 96
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Medina, originally Young's Corner, is an unincorporated community in the Town of Dale in southwest Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of the village of Hortonville, 11 miles (18 km) west of Appleton, and 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Oshkosh.
The first settlers in Medina were Zebediah Hyde, Lewis Hyde, and Alva McCrary, and Samuel Young and sons, who arrived in 1848.
The town was originally named Young's Corner after one of Samuel Young's sons, William Young. The name was changed to Medina prior to 1851.
A post office called Medina was established in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966. The community was named after Medina, Ohio.
Medina is located at(44.2727609, -88.6378863), and the elevation is 820 feet (250 m).
Medina is located on Wisconsin Highway 96. Outagamie County Highways M also intersects the community.
Educational services are provided by the School District of New London
- Henry N. Culbertson, farmer and Wisconsin legislator, was born in Medina.
- William H. H. Wroe, merchant and Wisconsin legislator, lived and was Treasurer and Postmaster of Medina.
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