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Town of Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Manitowoc Rapids ...

The Town of Manitowoc Rapids is located in Manitowoc County.

The location of Manitowoc Rapids has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Manitowoc Rapids: Manitowoc Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Manitowoc Rapids has a population of 2,102 people<2> (see below for details).

Manitowoc Rapids is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Manitowoc Rapids: (920) & (274)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Manitowoc Rapids had a population of 2,150 people. This makes Manitowoc Rapids the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Manitowoc Rapids represents 0.04% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 414th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,150 people, the population of Manitowoc Rapids decreased 14.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,520 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Manitowoc Rapids had an population of 2,102 people. This is a decrease of 2.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.59% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Manitowoc Rapids.

Communities near Manitowoc Rapids ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Brillion   [Map]   3,122   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Denmark   [Map]   2,253   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Herman   [Map]   2,118   S   18 miles [29 km]
Howards Grove   [Map]   3,265   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kiel   [Map]   3,772   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kossuth   [Map]   2,051   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Manitowoc Rapids.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Manitowoc Rapids. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Manitowoc Rapids. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Manitowoc Rapids.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Manitowoc Rapids:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Manitowoc Rapids.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Manitowoc Rapids - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Manitowoc Rapids) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Manitowoc Rapids. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Manitowoc Rapids

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manitowoc Rapids. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1100, Longitude: -87.7593     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manitowoc Rapids have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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