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Welcome to Kewaunee ...

The city of Kewaunee is located in Kewaunee County<1> and is the County Seat for Kewaunee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kewaunee has a population of 2,852 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Kewaunee is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Kewaunee: (920) & (274)<5>

Websites for Kewaunee ...

Official Website: www.cityofkewaunee.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kewaunee had an population of 2,852 people. This is a decrease of 3.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kewaunee had a population of 2,952 people (which is 14.35% of the total population of Kewaunee County). This makes Kewaunee the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Kewaunee represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 303rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,952 people, the population of Kewaunee increased 5.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,806 people).

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

Communities near Kewaunee ...

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

  • Algoma [Kewaunee County]
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    • Algoma [Kewaunee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Kewaunee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,038 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
  • Luxemburg [Kewaunee County]
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    • Luxemburg [Kewaunee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Kewaunee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,577 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luxemburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luxemburg
  • Denmark [Brown County]
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    • Denmark [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Kewaunee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
  • Mishicot [Manitowoc County]
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    • Mishicot [Manitowoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Kewaunee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mishicot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mishicot
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Casco [Kewaunee County]
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      • Casco [Kewaunee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Kewaunee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Forestville [Door County]
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      • Forestville [Door County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Kewaunee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forestville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Maribel [Manitowoc County]
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      • Maribel [Manitowoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Kewaunee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
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    • Ellisville [Kewaunee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
      • Ellisville [Kewaunee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Kewaunee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pilsen [Kewaunee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilsen
      • Pilsen [Kewaunee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Kewaunee
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilsen
    • Tisch Mills [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tisch Mills
      • Tisch Mills [Manitowoc County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Kewaunee
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tisch Mills

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

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

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

Adding Kewaunee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Kewaunee County

About Wisconsin

The official website for Kewaunee: www.cityofkewaunee.org/

The official website for Kewaunee County: www.kewauneeco.org/

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 Kewaunee, 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 Kewaunee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kewaunee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kewaunee) 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 Kewaunee. 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 KewauneeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kewaunee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4603, Longitude: -87.5112       In this case, the coordinates for Kewaunee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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