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Town of Buchanan, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Buchanan ...

The Town of Buchanan is located in Outagamie County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Buchanan has a population of 7,149 people<2> (see below for details).

Buchanan is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Buchanan had a population of 6,755 people. This makes Buchanan the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Buchanan represents 0.12% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,755 people, the population of Buchanan increased 15.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,827 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Buchanan had an population of 7,149 people. This is an increase of 5.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.69% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Buchanan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Buchanan and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Allouez   [Map]   13,886   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Appleton   [Map]   74,653   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ashwaubenon   [Map]   17,271   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
De Pere   [Map]   25,034   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,620   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,091   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Buchanan. 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 Buchanan. 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 Buchanan.

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

Websites for Buchanan ...

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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 Buchanan.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buchanan) 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 Buchanan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Buchanan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buchanan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2630, Longitude: -88.2484     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buchanan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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