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Welcome to Algoma ...

The Town of Algoma is located in Winnebago County<1>.

The location of Algoma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Algoma has a population of 7,205 people<3> (see below for details).

Algoma is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Algoma: (920) & (274)<5>

Websites for Algoma ...

Official Website: www.townofalgoma.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Algoma had an population of 7,205 people. This is an increase of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.36% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (which had a count of 5,702 people).

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

Communities near Algoma ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algoma.

  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
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    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Algoma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,098 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
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  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
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    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Algoma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,263 people
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  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
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    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Algoma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,300 people
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  • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Crossing
    • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Algoma
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Menasha [Winnebago County]
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      • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Algoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greenville [Outagamie County]
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      • Greenville [Outagamie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Algoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,361 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Harrison [Calumet County]
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      • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Algoma
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    • Ripon [Fond du Lac County]
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      • Ripon [Fond du Lac County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Algoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,841 people
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    • Berlin [Green Lake County]
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      • Berlin [Green Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Algoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,385 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Fond du Lac
      • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Algoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fond du Lac

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algoma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algoma.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algoma.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algoma. See our Newspapers Page for Algoma.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Winnebago County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Algoma: www.townofalgoma.com/

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Winnebago, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algoma.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from 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       In this case, the coordinates for Algoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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