Place:Palmyra, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

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NamePalmyra
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.877°N 88.587°W
Located inJefferson, Wisconsin, United States
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Palmyra is a village in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States, along the Scuppernong River. It was named after the desert oasis city of Palmyra, Syria, due to its dry, sandy soil. The name means "sandy soil." The population was 1,781 at the 2010 census. The village is adjacent to the Town of Palmyra.

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