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

The community of Appleton is the Seat for Outagamie County.

Outagamie County was founded in 1851 and was created by taking area from BrownCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Outagamie had a population of 177,155 people. This is an increase of 10.05% since the last Census (which gave a population of 160,971 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Outagamie represented 3% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 6th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010176,695+9.77%-0.26% since 2009
2009177,155+10.05%+1.17% since 2008
2008175,113+8.79%+0.8% since 2007
2007173,723+7.92% 
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2000160,971The Last Census

More information can be found on the Outagamie County Census Page for Outagamie County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Outagamie County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Outagamie County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Appleton   70,89370,0871.15% increase  
Grand Chute   20,91718,39213.73% increase  
Kaukauna   15,65812,98320.6% increase  
Little Chute   11,16710,4766.6% increase  
Greenville   10,0126,84446.29% increase  

Websites for Outagamie County

Official Website:   www.co.outagamie.wi.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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