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Welcome to Kaukauna ...

The city of Kaukauna is primarily located in Calumet County<1>. A portion of Kaukauna extends into Outagamie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kaukauna has a population of 16,274 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Kaukauna is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Kaukauna ...

Official Website: www.ci.kaukauna.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kaukauna had an population of 16,274 people. This is an increase of 5.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kaukauna had a population of 15,462 people (which is 31.57% of the total population of Calumet County). This makes Kaukauna the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kaukauna represents 0.27% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,462 people, the population of Kaukauna increased 19.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,983 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kaukauna ...

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

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

Communities near Kaukauna ...

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

  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
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    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Kaukauna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,058 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
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  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
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    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Kaukauna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,363 people
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  • De Pere [Brown County]
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    • De Pere [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Kaukauna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,014 people
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  • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County]
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    • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Kaukauna
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Menasha [Winnebago County]
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      • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Kaukauna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,796 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ashwaubenon [Brown County]
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      • Ashwaubenon [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Kaukauna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,004 people
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    • Allouez [Brown County]
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      • Allouez [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Kaukauna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,784 people
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    • Harrison [Calumet County]
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      • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Kaukauna
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    • Hobart [Brown County]
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      • Hobart [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Kaukauna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobart have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chilton [Calumet County]
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      • Chilton [Calumet County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Kaukauna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Kaukauna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kaukauna.

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

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

Adding Kaukauna to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Kaukauna on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

Mentions & References for Kaukauna

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About Calumet County

About Wisconsin

The official website for Kaukauna: www.ci.kaukauna.wi.us/

The official website for Calumet County: www.co.calumet.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 Calumet, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kaukauna.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kaukauna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kaukauna) 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 Kaukauna. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KaukaunaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kaukauna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2780, Longitude: -88.2722    
<5>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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