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Welcome to Cecil ...

The village of Cecil is located in Shawano County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cecil has a population of 549 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cecil.

Cecil is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cecil had an population of 549 people. This is a decrease of 3.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cecil had a population of 570 people. This makes Cecil the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Cecil represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1366th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 570 people, the population of Cecil increased 22.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 466 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cecil ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Cecil - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Cecil ...

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

  • Shawano [Shawano County]
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    • Shawano [Shawano County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Cecil
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawano
  • Clintonville [Waupaca County]
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    • Clintonville [Waupaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Cecil
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
  • Pulaski [Brown County]
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    • Pulaski [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Cecil
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
  • Oconto Falls [Oconto County]
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    • Oconto Falls [Oconto County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Cecil
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bonduel [Shawano County]
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      • Bonduel [Shawano County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Cecil
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonduel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonduel
    • Gillett [Oconto County]
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      • Gillett [Oconto County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Cecil
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillett
    • Gresham [Shawano County]
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      • Gresham [Shawano County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Cecil
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
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    • Suring [Oconto County]
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      • Suring [Oconto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Cecil
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 524 people
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    • Embarrass [Waupaca County]
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      • Embarrass [Waupaca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Cecil
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 375 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Embarrass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Embarrass
    • Nichols [Outagamie County]
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      • Nichols [Outagamie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Cecil
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 283 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nichols have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nichols

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

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

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

Adding Cecil to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cecil 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 Cecil was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Shawano County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cecil. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.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 Shawano, 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 Cecil.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cecil - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cecil) 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 Cecil. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CecilOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cecil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8122, Longitude: -88.4493       In this case, the coordinates for Cecil have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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