Term: Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co.
A community in Milwaukee Co. at latitude 430258N and longitude 0880027W
Description from John W. Hunt's 1853 Wisconsin Gazetteer: "WAUWATOSA, P. V., in town of same name, in Milwaukee county, 5 miles west from Milwaukee, with which it is connected by the M. & M. R. R., and 2 plank roads. It is near the centre of the township, and has 4 stores, 2 hotels, 1 flour mill, 1 saw mill, various mechanics, and 2 churches, belonging to the Congregational and Baptist denominations, costing respectively $92,500 and $2,000, and a good school house."
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