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Welcome to Little Rapids ...

Little Rapids is located in Brown County<1>.

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

Little Rapids is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Little Rapids to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Little Rapids in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Little Rapids elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Little Rapids ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Little Rapids - they are located in New York, Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario.

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

Communities near Little Rapids ...

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

  • Green Bay [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Bay
    • Green Bay [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Rapids
    • Estimated population in 2019: 104,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Bay
  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
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    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Little Rapids
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,098 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleton
  • De Pere [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Pere
    • De Pere [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Rapids
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Pere
  • Grand Chute [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Chute
    • Grand Chute [Outagamie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Little Rapids
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Chute have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Chute
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Howard [Brown County]
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      • Howard [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Little Rapids
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • Menasha [Winnebago County]
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      • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Little Rapids
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menasha
    • Ashwaubenon [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashwaubenon
      • Ashwaubenon [Brown County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Little Rapids
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashwaubenon
    • Kaukauna [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaukauna
      • Kaukauna [Outagamie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Little Rapids
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,270 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaukauna
    • Bellevue [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellevue
      • Bellevue [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Rapids
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
    • Allouez [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allouez
      • Allouez [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Rapids
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allouez

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Brown County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little Rapids - 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' (or 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- Little Rapids) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Rapids. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3803, Longitude: -88.1273       In this case, the coordinates for Little Rapids have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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