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Origin of Johnsonville, Wisconsin

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A village in Sheboygan Falls township. From earliest times the place was called Schnapsville (Whiskey-ville), but the name was changed to Johnsonville after Andrew Johnson, president of the United States.

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[Source: Buchan's Historic Sheboygan County, p. 337]