city in E Wis.: pop. 70,000
Origin of Appletonafter S. Appleton (died 1853), Boston philanthropist and amp; father-in-law of founder of a local university
A city of eastern Wisconsin on the Fox River north of Lake Winnebago. It grew in the mid-1800s as a center of paper production.
From Old English æppel and -tun; alternatively, apple + -ton