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The location of Howard









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Howard.

This page contains six sections:

Around Howard ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Green Bay. It lies just southeast of Howard. Green Bay has a population of 105,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Appleton. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southwest of Howard and has a population of 74,700 people.

For comparison, Howard has a population of 19,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Howard and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Allouez   [Map]   13,886   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ashwaubenon   [Map]   17,271   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   15,687   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
De Pere   [Map]   25,034   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,620   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,091   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   16,086   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Little Chute   [Map]   11,403   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Manitowoc   [Map]   32,697   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marinette   [Map]   10,607   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,748   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,951   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   66,665   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Suamico   [Map]   12,816   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Two Rivers   [Map]   11,153   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bellevue Town   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chase   [Map]   3,027   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flintville   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hobart   [Map]   8,896   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lawrence   [Map]   5,179   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ledgeview   [Map]   7,884   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Little Suamico   [Map]   4,838   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Maple Grove   [Map]   954   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oneida   [Map]   4,738   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oneida   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pittsfield   [Map]   2,785   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pittsfield   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pulaski   [Map]   3,576   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Scott   [Map]   3,778   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Seymour   [Map]   1,213   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Howard, please visit our County-by-County Page for Howard.

Brown County ...

Howard is primarily located in Brown County. A portion of Howard extends into Outagamie County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Brown County: Calumet, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Oconto, Outagamie & Shawano. Green Bay and Lake Michigan lies to the northeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Howard ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Howard.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Howard. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Howard. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Howard ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Howard.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Austin Straubel Intl. (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carter Airport (FAA ID: 92C)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
J. Douglas Bake Meml. (FAA ID: OCQ)   [Map]   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Oconto Muni.   [Map]   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shawano Muni. (ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Howard.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Howard. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Wisconsin Airport  (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   W   79 miles [127.1 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   S   112 miles [180.2 km]
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   SSW   117 miles [188.3 km]
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SSW   171 miles [275.2 km]
Gerald R. Ford Intl.  (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]   SE   172 miles [276.8 km]
O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   S   179 miles [288.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Austin Straubel Intl. (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl.  (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Carter Airport (FAA ID: 92C)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
J. Douglas Bake Meml. (FAA ID: OCQ)   [Map]   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Oconto Muni.   [Map]   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shawano Muni. (ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Clintonville Muni.  (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Manitowoc Co. Airport (ICAO: KMTW)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brennand Airport (FAA ID: 79C)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Door County Cherryland Airport (ICAO: KSUE)   [Map]   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
  Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Delta Co. Airport   (ESC/KESC)   [Map]
  Website for Delta County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shawano Muni.   (ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clintonville Muni.   (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]
  Website for Clintonville Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manitowoc Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMTW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
  Website for Dane County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Door County Cherryland Airport   (ICAO: KSUE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Menominee Airport   (ICAO: KMNM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wittman Rgnl.   (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]
  Website for Wittman Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waupaca Muni.   (ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
  Website for Rockford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
  Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
  Website for O'Hare International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
  Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ford Airport   (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]
  Website for Ford Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manistee Co. Airport   (MBL/KMBL)   [Map]
  Website for Manistee County - Blacker Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Howard: www.village.howard.wi.us/

The official website for Brown County: www.co.brown.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howard) 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 Howard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Howard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5733, Longitude: -88.0768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Howard), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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