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Welcome to Appleton ...

The city of Appleton is primarily located in Outagamie County<1> and is the County Seat for Outagamie County. A portion of Appleton extends into Calumet County and Winnebago County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Appleton has a population of 74,526 people<3> (see below for details).

Appleton is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Appleton ...

Official Website: www.appleton.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Appleton had an population of 74,526 people. This is an increase of 2.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Appleton had a population of 72,623 people (or 41.1% of the total population of Outagamie County). This makes Appleton the county's most populous community.

The population of Appleton represents 1.28% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 72,623 people, the population of Appleton increased 3.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 70,087 people).

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

Communities Also Named Appleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Appleton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee and Washington.

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

Communities near Appleton ...

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

  • Oshkosh [Winnebago County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oshkosh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oshkosh
    • Oshkosh [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Appleton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 66,729 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oshkosh
  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neenah
    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Appleton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 26,062 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neenah
  • Kaukauna [Outagamie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaukauna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaukauna
    • Kaukauna [Outagamie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Appleton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 16,246 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaukauna
  • Harrison [Calumet County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
    • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Appleton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenville [Outagamie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Outagamie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Appleton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 12,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Hobart [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobart
      • Hobart [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 9,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobart
    • Algoma [Winnebago County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Appleton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
    • Buchanan [Outagamie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buchanan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
      • Buchanan [Outagamie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Appleton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
    • New London [Waupaca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
      • New London [Waupaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Appleton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Freedom [Outagamie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Freedom [Outagamie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom

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 Appleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Appleton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Appleton. 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 Appleton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Appleton. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Appleton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Wisconsin

About Outagamie County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Appleton: www.appleton.org/

The official website for Outagamie County: www.co.outagamie.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 Outagamie, 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 Appleton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Appleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Appleton) 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 Appleton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Appleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2719, Longitude: -88.3976       In this case, the coordinates for Appleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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