Land Patents

Land patents document the transfer of public lands from the U.S. Government to private ownership. At the Bureau of Land Management Website you can see scanned copies of the documents referenced on the next pages

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History of Washington County Townships

Town Addison Town Barton
Town Erin Town Farmington
Town Germantown Town Hartford
Town Jackson Town Kewaskum
Town Polk Town Richfield
Town Trenton Town Wayne
Town West Bend -

Towns and Villages

Place Locations of Washington County Genealogy, Family and Historical Information

Town Name Township Latitude Longitude
Ackerville (was Station)
Polk - Section 28 43° 18' 36" 88° 15' 29"
Addison (was Hamer)
Addison 43° 25' 21" 88° 22' 28"
Allenton
Addison 43° 25' 14'' 88° 20' 27"
Aurora Addison 43° 25' 38" 88° 18' 6"
Baer Richfield - -
Barkdale Unidentified - -
Barklake Unidentified - -
Barton (was Newton)
Barton 43° 26' 37'' 88° 10' 50''
Blithewood Unidentified - -
Boltonville Farmington 43° 31' 38'' 88° 6' 2''
Brownson Unidentified - -
Cedar Creek Polk 43° 20' 23'' 88° 13' 22''
Cedar Lake (Station)
Polk 43° 23' 0'' 88° 15' 43''
Ceres Unidentified - -
Cheeseville unidentified 43° 28' 8'' 88° 4' 50''
Cherry Hill Unidentified - -
Colgate Richfield - -
Denoon Unidentified - -
Dheinsville (was Staatsville)
Germantown 43° 15' 0'' 88° 8' 34''
Diefenbach Corners Polk 43° 21' 13'' 88° 15' 38''

Town of Erin

Fillmore Farmington 43° 29' 54'' 88° 3' 38''
Frank Jackson - -
Germantown Germantown 43° 13' 43'' 88° 6' 37''
Goldendale (was Oldenthal)
Germantown - -
Gothendahl (possibly the same as Goldendale Unidentified
43° 14' 10'' 88° 9' 43''
Grafton (was Hamburgh)
Grafton - -
Hartford Hartford 43° 19' 4'' 88° 22' 44''
Holy Hill Erin 43° 14' 40'' 88° 19' 37''
Hubertus Richfield 43° 14' 12'' 88° 13' 16''
Jackson Jackson 43° 19' 26'' 88° 10' 0''
Keowns* Jackson/Trenton 43° 22' 7''
W 88° 8' 10''
Kewaskum (as North Bend) Kewaskum 43° 31' 15'' 88° 13' 44''
Kirchayn Jackson 43° 17' 39'' 88° 5' 42''
Kohlsville Wayne 43° 28' 16'' 88° 19' 19''
Lake Five Richfield - -
Limestone Unidentified - -
Marsh Wayne - -
Mayfield Polk 43° 19' 45'' 88° 11' 48''
Meeker Germantown 43° 13' 18'' 88° 10' 23''
Myra Trenton 43° 24' 57'' 88° 5' 44''
Nabob West Bend 43° 25' 13'' 88° 16' 15''
Nenno/Neno Addison 43° 26' 46'' 88° 23' 29''
Newburg Trenton 43° 25' 54'' 88° 2' 47''
Orchard Grove Farmington 43° 29' 54'' 88° 8' 27''
Phelps Unidentified - -
Pike Lake Hartford 43° 18' 50'' 88° 20' 31''
Plat Richfield 43° 12' 28'' 88° 16' 51''
Polk (was Rubicon)
Polk - -
Riceville Jackson - -
Richfield Richfield 43° 15' 22'' 88° 11' 38''
Rockfield (was Germantown Station)
Germantown 43° 15' 27'' 88° 7' 34''
Rugby Junction Polk 43° 17' 31'' 88° 13' 7''
St. Anthony Addison 43° 26' 33'' 88° 20' 30''
St. Augustine Unidentified - -
St. Kilian Wayne - -
St. Lawrence* Addison/Hartford 43° 22' 11'' 88° 19' 58''
St. Michaels Kewaskum 43° 30' 48'' 88° 9' 38''
Salter Jackson - -
Slinger (was Schleisingerville)
Polk 43° 20' 1'' 88° 17' 10''
South Germantown Germantown - -
Thompson Erin 43° 15' 31'' 88° 22' 14''
Toland's Prairie Erin - -
Ulao (was Mitchell)
Unidentified - -
Victory Center Germantown 43° 12' 25'' 88° 4' 57''
Wayne Wayne 43° 30' 51'' 88° 19' 17''
Weil Unidentified - -
West Bend* (Was Salisbury's Mills)

Barton/Trenton/

West Bend

- -
Willow Creek Germantown - -
Young America Barton 43° 27' 6'' 88° 11' 9''
Young Hickory Unidentified - -

Part of the above list of Cities, Towns and Villages was contributed to this site by Jan Cortez

The Omnibus Portal's Washington County Place Reference Index has a comprehensive list