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Welcome to Neenah ...

The city of Neenah is located in Winnebago County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Neenah has a population of 26,261 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Neenah.

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

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

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

Websites for Neenah ...

Official Website: www.ci.neenah.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Neenah had an population of 26,261 people. This is an increase of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Neenah had a population of 25,501 people (which is 15.27% of the total population of Winnebago County). This makes Neenah the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Neenah represents 0.45% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,501 people, the population of Neenah increased 4.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,507 people).

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

Communities Also Named Neenah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Neenah - they are located in Alabama and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Neenah.

Communities near Neenah ...

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

  • Oshkosh [Winnebago County]
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    • Oshkosh [Winnebago County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Neenah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oshkosh
  • Kaukauna [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaukauna
    • Kaukauna [Outagamie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Neenah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaukauna
  • Harrison [Calumet County]
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    • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Neenah
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
  • Little Chute [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Chute
    • Little Chute [Outagamie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Neenah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,164 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Chute
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kimberly [Outagamie County]
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      • Kimberly [Outagamie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Neenah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,869 people
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    • Chilton [Calumet County]
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      • Chilton [Calumet County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Neenah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilton
    • Wrightstown [Brown County]
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      • Wrightstown [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Neenah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,631 people
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    • Combined Locks [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Combined Locks
      • Combined Locks [Outagamie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Neenah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Combined Locks
    • Omro [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omro
      • Omro [Winnebago County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Neenah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,592 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Omro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omro
    • Brillion [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brillion
      • Brillion [Calumet County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Neenah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brillion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brillion

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Neenah. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Neenah.

Adding Neenah to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Neenah in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Neenah was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Neenah on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Neenah on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Winnebago County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Neenah: www.ci.neenah.wi.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Neenah.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Neenah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Neenah) 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 Neenah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NeenahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Neenah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1857, Longitude: -88.4623    
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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