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Welcome to Manawa ...

The city of Manawa is located in Waupaca County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Manawa has a population of 1,268 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Manawa is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Manawa had an population of 1,268 people. This is a decrease of 7.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Manawa had a population of 1,371 people. This makes Manawa the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Manawa represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 647th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,371 people, the population of Manawa increased 3.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,330 people).

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

Communities Also Named Manawa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Manawa - it's located in Iowa.

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

Communities near Manawa ...

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

  • New London (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
  • Waupaca (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupaca
    • Waupaca lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupaca
  • Clintonville (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clintonville
    • Clintonville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
  • Hortonville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hortonville
    • Hortonville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Manawa and is located in Outagamie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
  • Weyauwega (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weyauwega
    • Weyauwega lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,745 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weyauwega have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weyauwega
  • Iola (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iola
    • Iola lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iola
  • Marion (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
  • Amherst (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Manawa and is located in Portage County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Shiocton (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiocton
    • Shiocton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Manawa and is located in Outagamie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 914 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiocton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiocton
  • Fremont (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
    • Fremont lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Manawa and is located in Waupaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont

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

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

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

Adding Manawa to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Waupaca County

About Wisconsin

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

The official website for Waupaca County: www.co.waupaca.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 Waupaca, 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 Manawa.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Manawa - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Manawa) 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 Manawa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ManawaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manawa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4611, Longitude: -88.9204       In this case, the coordinates for Manawa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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