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Welcome to Menasha ...

Pronunciation for the Town of Menasha: muh-NASH-uh<1>

The Town of Menasha is located in Winnebago County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Menasha has a population of 18,790 people<2> (see below for details).

Menasha is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Menasha had a population of 18,498 people (or 11.08% of the total population of Winnebago County). This makes Menasha the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Menasha represents 0.33% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,498 people, the population of Menasha increased 16.65% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 15,858 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Menasha had an population of 18,790 people. This is an increase of 1.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Menasha ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Menasha and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2016
Algoma   [Map]   7,132   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   7,082   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Freedom   [Map]   6,092   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greenville   [Map]   11,874   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   15,900   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Menasha. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Menasha. 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 Menasha.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Menasha. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Winnebago County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Menasha.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Menasha - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Menasha.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Menasha. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Menasha) 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 Menasha. 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 Town of Menasha

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menasha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2214, Longitude: -88.4732     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Menasha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Menasha.