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Wiota, Wisconsin, USA

When lead miner William S. Hamilton, the son of Alexander Hamilton, migrated from Illinois to Wisconsin in the late 1820s, he established a lead ore mine that became known as Hamilton's Diggings. He later renamed the settlement Wiota.

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  • 1854 - Wiota
    Wiota, a post-village of Lafayette county, Wisconsin, on Pekatonica river, and 37 miles E. N. E. from Galena. It has 4 stores, and about 200...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Wiota
    Wiota, a post-village in Wiota township, Lafayette co, Wis., about 44 miles S.W. of Madison. It has several churches and a brewery. The township has...Read MORE...


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  • 1906
    Wiota, a post-village in Wiota township (town), Lafayette co., Wis., about 44 miles SW. of Madison. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1678.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906



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  • 1854 - Wiota
    Wiota, a post-village of Lafayette county, Wisconsin, on Pekatonica river, and 37 miles E. N. E. from Galena. It has 4 stores, and about 200... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Wiota
    Wiota, a post-village in Wiota township, Lafayette co, Wis., about 44 miles S.W. of Madison. It has several churches and a brewery. The township has... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Wiota, a post-village in Wiota township (town), Lafayette co., Wis., about 44 miles SW. of Madison. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1678.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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