New Glarus, Wisconsin

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New Glarus is a village in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. It had a population of 2,172 according to the 2010 census. Since 2000, it had a population growth of 2.9 percent.

New Glarus is at the intersection of Wisconsin Highways 69 and 39.

The village, and the town that surrounds it, were named after the canton of Glarus in eastern Switzerland.[1] The community was founded in 1845 by immigrants from that canton and was incorporated in 1901.

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  1. "Dictionary of Wisconsin History. Term: New Glarus (origin of place name)". Wisconsin Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 11, 2011. Retrieved November 3, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)