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Welcome to Howard ...

The village of Howard is primarily located in Brown County<1>. A portion of Howard extends into Outagamie County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Howard has a population of 20,130 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Howard is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Howard ...

Official Website: www.village.howard.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Howard had an population of 20,130 people. This is an increase of 15.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Howard had a population of 17,399 people (or 7.02% of the total population of Brown County). This makes Howard the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Howard represents 0.31% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,399 people, the population of Howard increased 28.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,546 people).

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

Communities Also Named Howard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Howard: This one is located in Brown County and the other is located in Chippewa County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 49 communities that are also named Howard - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Howard ...

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

  • De Pere [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Pere
    • De Pere [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,014 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Pere
  • Ashwaubenon [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashwaubenon
    • Ashwaubenon [Brown County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashwaubenon
  • Bellevue [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellevue
    • Bellevue [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,030 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
  • Allouez [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allouez
    • Allouez [Brown County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,784 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allouez
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hobart [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobart
      • Hobart [Brown County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobart
    • Ledgeview [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ledgeview
      • Ledgeview [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ledgeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ledgeview
    • Freedom [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Freedom [Outagamie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
    • Lawrence [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
      • Lawrence [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,524 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
    • Little Suamico [Oconto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Suamico
      • Little Suamico [Oconto County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Suamico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Suamico
    • Oneida [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneida
      • Oneida [Outagamie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneida have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneida

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Howard.

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

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Brown, 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 Howard.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Howard - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HowardOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Howard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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