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Welcome to Menasha ...

The city of Menasha is primarily located in Winnebago County<1>. A portion of Menasha extends into Calumet County.

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

The pronunciation of Menasha: muh-NASH-uh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Menasha has a population of 17,873 people<4> (see below for details).

Menasha is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Menasha: (920) & (274)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Menasha had an population of 17,873 people. This is an increase of 3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.44% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 16,331 people).

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

Communities near Menasha ...

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

  • Oshkosh [Winnebago County]
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    • Oshkosh [Winnebago County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Menasha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oshkosh
  • Kaukauna [Outagamie County]
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    • Kaukauna [Outagamie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Menasha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,270 people
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  • Greenville [Outagamie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Outagamie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Menasha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,361 people
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  • Harrison [Calumet County]
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    • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Menasha
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Little Chute [Outagamie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Chute have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Chute
      • Little Chute [Outagamie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Menasha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,081 people
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    • Algoma [Winnebago County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Winnebago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Menasha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,205 people
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    • Buchanan [Outagamie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buchanan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
      • Buchanan [Outagamie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Menasha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,201 people
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    • New London [Waupaca County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for New London
      • New London [Waupaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Menasha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,092 people
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    • Kimberly [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimberly
      • Kimberly [Outagamie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Menasha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,802 people
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    • Freedom [Outagamie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Freedom [Outagamie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Menasha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,200 people
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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 Menasha. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Menasha.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Menasha.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Menasha. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers 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: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Winnebago, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Menasha. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Menasha.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Menasha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<7>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- 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Menasha

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






















 

 

 

 

 


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