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Welcome to Little River ...

The Town of Little River is located in Oconto County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Little River: Little Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Little River has a population of 1,108 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Little River had an population of 1,108 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Little River had a population of 1,094 people. This makes Little River the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Little River represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 801st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,094 people, the population of Little River increased 2.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,065 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Little River.

Communities near Little River ...

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

  • Marinette [Marinette County]
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    • Marinette [Marinette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,539 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marinette
  • Menominee [Menominee County]
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    • Menominee [Menominee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menominee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menominee<6>
  • Little Suamico [Oconto County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Suamico
    • Little Suamico [Oconto County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,892 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 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,545 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peshtigo [Marinette County]
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      • Peshtigo [Marinette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,020 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.
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    • Peshtigo [Marinette County]
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      • Peshtigo [Marinette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,345 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
    • Oconto Falls [Oconto County]
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      • Oconto Falls [Oconto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,796 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconto Falls
    • Porterfield [Marinette County]
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      • Porterfield [Marinette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,960 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porterfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porterfield
    • Abrams [Oconto County]
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      • Abrams [Oconto County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,893 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.
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    • Grover [Marinette County]
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      • Grover [Marinette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,732 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little River ...

Looking for more information about Little River? 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 Little River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Little River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Oconto County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Little River. 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 Little River.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Little River) 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 Little River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Little River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9647, Longitude: -87.9068       In this case, the coordinates for Little River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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