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Welcome to Menasha ...

The pronunciation of Menasha: muh-NASH-uh<1>

The city of Menasha is primarily located in Winnebago County. A portion of Menasha extends into Calumet County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Menasha has a population of 17,748 people<2> (see below for details).

Menasha is 760 feet [232 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) and (274)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Menasha had a population of 17,353 people (which is 10.39% of the total population of Winnebago County). This makes Menasha the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Menasha represents 0.31% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,353 people, the population of Menasha increased 6.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,331 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Menasha had an population of 17,748 people. This is an increase of 2.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.68% 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. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Algoma   [Map]   6,992   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   7,149   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Freedom   [Map]   6,183   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,091   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   16,086   NE   9 miles [14.5 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. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Menasha. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Menasha

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menasha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2114, Longitude: -88.4384     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Menasha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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