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Welcome to Algoma ...

The city of Algoma is located in Kewaunee 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, Algoma has a population of 3,051 people<3> (see below for details).

Algoma was established in 1834.

The community of Algoma is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Algoma (for example, toward Frankfort (MI)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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

Websites for Algoma ...

Official Website: www.algomacity.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Algoma had an population of 3,051 people. This is a decrease of 3.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Algoma had a population of 3,167 people (which is 15.39% of the total population of Kewaunee County). This makes Algoma the county's most populous community.

The population of Algoma represents 0.06% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 286th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,167 people, the population of Algoma decreased 5.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,357 people).

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

Communities Also Named Algoma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Algoma - they are located in California, Idaho (2), Mississippi, Ontario, Oregon, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algoma.

Communities near Algoma ...

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

  • Sturgeon Bay [Door County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgeon Bay
    • Sturgeon Bay [Door County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Algoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,985 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgeon Bay
  • Kewaunee [Kewaunee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewaunee
    • Kewaunee [Kewaunee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Algoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,835 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewaunee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kewaunee
  • Luxemburg [Kewaunee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luxemburg
    • Luxemburg [Kewaunee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Algoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,577 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luxemburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luxemburg
  • Casco [Kewaunee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casco
    • Casco [Kewaunee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Algoma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casco
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forestville [Door County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestville
      • Forestville [Door County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Algoma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forestville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
    • Gregorville [Kewaunee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregorville
      • Gregorville [Kewaunee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregorville
    • Euren [Kewaunee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euren
      • Euren [Kewaunee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euren
    • Brussels [Door County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brussels
      • Brussels [Door County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brussels
    • Duvall [Kewaunee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duvall
      • Duvall [Kewaunee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duvall
    • Dyckesville [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyckesville
      • Dyckesville [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyckesville

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algoma ...

Looking for more information about Algoma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Algoma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Algoma.

Adding Algoma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Algoma in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Algoma was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Algoma on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Algoma: www.algomacity.org/

The official website for Kewaunee County: www.kewauneeco.org/

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 Kewaunee, 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 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 AlgomaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6058, Longitude: -87.4456       In this case, the coordinates for Algoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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