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Town of Algoma, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Algoma ...

The Town of Algoma is located in Winnebago County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Algoma has a population of 7,132 people<1> (see below for details).

Algoma is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Algoma: (920) and (274)<3>

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 2016 Census Estimates, Algoma had an population of 7,132 people. This is an increase of 4.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.08% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Algoma ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Algoma and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Appleton   [Map]   74,370   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Berlin   [Map]   5,395   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,951   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   11,874   N   18 miles [29 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Menasha   [Map]   18,790   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algoma. We make it easy to see an overhead 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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Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Algoma. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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:

The official website for Winnebago County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Algoma.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Algoma. 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Algoma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Algoma.