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Welcome to Minocqua ...

The Town of Minocqua is located in Oneida County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Minocqua has a population of 4,427 people<3> (see below for details).

Minocqua is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Minocqua: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minocqua had an population of 4,427 people. This is an increase of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Minocqua had a population of 4,385 people (which is 12.18% of the total population of Oneida County). This makes Minocqua the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Minocqua represents 0.08% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,385 people, the population of Minocqua decreased 9.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,859 people).

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

Communities near Minocqua ...

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

  • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac du Flambeau
    • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Minocqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lac du Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac du Flambeau
  • Arbor Vitae [Vilas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbor Vitae
    • Arbor Vitae [Vilas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Minocqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbor Vitae have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbor Vitae
  • Newbold [Oneida County]
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    • Newbold [Oneida County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Minocqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,730 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newbold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newbold
  • Woodruff [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodruff
    • Woodruff [Oneida County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Minocqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,989 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodruff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodruff
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nokomis [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nokomis
      • Nokomis [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Minocqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,374 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nokomis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nokomis
    • Hazelhurst [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelhurst
      • Hazelhurst [Oneida County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Minocqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelhurst
    • Lake Tomahawk [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tomahawk
      • Lake Tomahawk [Oneida County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Minocqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Tomahawk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Tomahawk
    • Cassian [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cassian
      • Cassian [Oneida County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Minocqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cassian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cassian
    • Fifield [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fifield
      • Fifield [Price County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Minocqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 875 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fifield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fifield
    • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowish Waters
      • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Minocqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manitowish Waters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowish Waters

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 Minocqua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minocqua.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Minocqua. 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 Minocqua.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Minocqua. See our Newspapers Page for Minocqua.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minocqua ...

Looking for more information about Minocqua? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Minocqua, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Minocqua.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Oneida County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oneida County: www.co.oneida.wi.gov/

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 Oneida, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Minocqua.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minocqua - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<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 from Point A (ie- Minocqua) 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 Minocqua. 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 MinocquaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minocqua. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8247, Longitude: -89.8860       In this case, the coordinates for Minocqua have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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