Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: the letter 'Y'
Term: Yuba [origin of place name]
Definition: 1. "The name was chosen by Edward Pinick, who platted the village in 1856, and soon thereafter had a post office established there, he being the first postmaster."
2. May have been named from Yuba, California (a gold locality). Word derived from the original Spanish name of the river, El Rio de las Uvas (pron. Yubas) = "the river of grapes."
[Source: 1. Richland Center Republican, 25 Nov. 1937.
2. Gannett. Place Names in the U.S. in U.S. Geological Survery Bull, #197.]
38 records found
Yahara River Parkway (HIstoric Marker Erected 1996
Yahara River, Dane Co.
Yankees in Wisconsin
Yarnell, Sawyer Co.
Yawkey, Cyrus Carpenter 1862 - 1943
Yellow Lake, Burnett Co.
Yellow River (Historic Marker Erected 1968)
Yellow River, Town of, Burnett Co.
Yellowlake [origin of place name]
Yellowstone, Election precinct of, Iowa Co.
Yellowstone, Lafayette Co.
York Center, Dane Co.
York Island [origin of place name]
York Township [origin of place name]
York, Dwight A. 1939
York, Jackson Co.
York, Stanley 1931
York, Town of, Clark Co.
York, Town of, Dane Co.
York, Town of, Green Co.
York, Town of, Sauk Co.
Yorkville, Racine Co.
Yorkville, Town of, Racine Co.
Youmans, Henry Mott 1851 - 1931
Youmans, Theodora Winton, 1863 - 1932
Young America, Washington Co.
Young, Leon D. 1967
Young, Rebecca 1934
Yuba [origin of place name]
Yuba, Richland Co.
Yuba, Village of, Richland Co.