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Welcome to Lena ...

The village of Lena is located in Oconto County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lena has a population of 541 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Lena is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lena had an population of 541 people. This is a decrease of 4.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lena had a population of 564 people. This makes Lena the county's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 564 people, the population of Lena increased 10.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 510 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Lena - they are located in Arkansas (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Lena ...

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

  • Little Suamico [Oconto County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Suamico
    • Little Suamico [Oconto County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Lena
    • 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
  • Oconto [Oconto County]
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    • Oconto [Oconto County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Lena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconto
  • Peshtigo [Marinette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peshtigo
    • Peshtigo [Marinette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Lena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,030 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peshtigo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peshtigo
  • Peshtigo [Marinette County]
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    • Peshtigo [Marinette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peshtigo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peshtigo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chase [Oconto County]
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      • Chase [Oconto County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Lena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase
    • Oconto Falls [Oconto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconto Falls
      • Oconto Falls [Oconto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconto Falls
    • Abrams [Oconto County]
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      • Abrams [Oconto County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Lena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,926 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abrams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abrams
    • Grover [Marinette County]
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      • Grover [Marinette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,727 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
    • Stiles [Oconto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stiles
      • Stiles [Oconto County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Lena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stiles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stiles
    • Pensaukee [Oconto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pensaukee
      • Pensaukee [Oconto County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Lena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pensaukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pensaukee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lena ...

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

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

Adding Lena to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Oconto County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lena. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Oconto County: www.co.oconto.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 Oconto, 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 Lena.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lena - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lena) 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 Lena. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LenaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9528, Longitude: -88.0501       In this case, the coordinates for Lena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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