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Winooski, Wisconsin
Ghost town
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Sheboygan
Population
 (1)1
 • Total 1
 • Density 1/sq mi (1/km2)

Winooski was a hamlet in the Town of Lyndon in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States, at 43° 42.423′ N, 87° 59.039′ W. It was named after Winooski, Vermont, home of James and Lucinda Stone, who were the town's first settlers in 1846.

History

Winooski as of 1875 had its own post office and village hall. Businesses included saw and grist mills, a cheese factory, and a general store, as well as a cooper, a blacksmith, and a woodworking shop. There were perhaps a dozen houses in the settlement proper.

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