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Welcome to Green Bay ...

The city of Green Bay is located in Brown County and is the County Seat for Brown County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Green Bay has a population of 105,116 people<1> (see below for details).

Green Bay is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP codes for Green Bay: 54115, 54155, 54229, 54301-54308, 54311, 54313, 54324, 54344<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Green Bay had a population of 104,057 people (or 41.96% of the total population of Brown County). This makes Green Bay the county's most populous community.

The population of Green Bay represents 1.83% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 104,057 people, the population of Green Bay increased 1.7% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 102,313 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Green Bay had an population of 105,116 people. This is an increase of 1.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.74% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Green Bay.

Communities near Green Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Green Bay and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Bellevue   [Map]   15,687   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
De Pere   [Map]   25,034   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Freedom   [Map]   6,183   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Hobart   [Map]   8,896   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lawrence   [Map]   5,179   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ledgeview   [Map]   7,884   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Green Bay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Green Bay - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Iowa (2), Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Vermont and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Green Bay. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Green Bay. 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 Green Bay. Our list includes 45 papers.

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

Websites for Green Bay ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Green Bay ...

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

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Green Bay.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Green Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Green Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Green Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Green Bay includes: 54115, 54155, 54229, 54301, 54302, 54303, 54304, 54305, 54306, 54307, 54311, 54313, 54324 & 54344.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5217, Longitude: -87.9898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Green Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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