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Town of Algoma, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Algoma ...

The Town of Algoma is located in Winnebago County.

The location of Algoma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Algoma has a population of 7,249 people<2> (see below for details).

Algoma is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Algoma lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Algoma: (920) & (274)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Algoma had a population of 6,822 people. This makes Algoma the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Algoma represents 0.12% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,822 people, the population of Algoma increased 19.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,702 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Algoma had an population of 7,249 people. This is an increase of 6.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.13% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Algoma.

Communities near Algoma ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2018
Appleton   [Map]   74,526   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Berlin   [Map]   5,416   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,959   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,264   N   18 miles [29 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,771   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Algoma.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algoma. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algoma. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algoma.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Algoma:

Websites for Algoma ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algoma.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Algoma) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Algoma. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Algoma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0292, Longitude: -88.6165     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Algoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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