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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica


A city and the county-seat of Oconto county, Wisconsin, U.S.A., about 130 m. N. of Milwaukee, on the W. shore of Green Bay, at the mouth of the Oconto river. Pop. (1890) 52 1 9; (1900) 5646, of whom 1544 were foreign-born; (1905) 5722; (1910) 562g. It is served by the Chicago & NorthWestern and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul railways. The city lies in a good farming country, and has a considerable lake commerce in lumber and fish. The first settlement was made here in 1846, and Oconto was chartered as a city in 1882.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Oconto'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. 1910.

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