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Manitowoc, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Manitowoc ...

The city of Manitowoc is located in Manitowoc County and is the County Seat for Manitowoc County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Manitowoc has a population of 32,627 people<2> (see below for details).

Manitowoc is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Manitowoc: (920) and (274)<4>

The ZIP codes for Manitowoc: 54220-54221<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Manitowoc had a population of 33,736 people (which is 41.42% of the total population of Manitowoc County). This makes Manitowoc the county's most populous community.

The population of Manitowoc represents 0.59% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,736 people, the population of Manitowoc has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 34,053 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Manitowoc had an population of 32,627 people. This is a decrease of 3.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.19% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Manitowoc ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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. 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. 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. Our list includes 28 papers.

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

Communities near Manitowoc ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Two Rivers   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Manitowoc

Howards Grove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the South (S) of Manitowoc

Located in Sheboygan County

Denmark   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Manitowoc

Located in Brown County

Town of Newton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Manitowoc

Town of Herman   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Manitowoc

Located in Sheboygan County

Town of Kossuth   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the North (N) of Manitowoc

Town of Schleswig   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Manitowoc

Town of Two Rivers   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Manitowoc

Town of Morrison   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Manitowoc

Located in Brown County

Town of Cato   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the West (W) of Manitowoc

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Manitowoc County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Manitowoc:

The official website for Manitowoc County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Manitowoc.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Manitowoc - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Manitowoc). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Manitowoc or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Manitowoc includes: 54220 & 54221.
<6>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) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Manitowoc

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manitowoc. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0986, Longitude: -87.6776     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manitowoc have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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