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Welcome to Nekoosa ...

The city of Nekoosa is located in Wood County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nekoosa has a population of 2,415 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Nekoosa is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Nekoosa: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nekoosa had an population of 2,415 people. This is a decrease of 6.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nekoosa had a population of 2,580 people. This makes Nekoosa the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Nekoosa represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 343rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,580 people, the population of Nekoosa has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,590 people).

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

Communities near Nekoosa ...

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

  • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County]
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    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,555 people
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  • Pittsville [Wood County]
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    • Pittsville [Wood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Nekoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Biron [Wood County]
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    • Biron [Wood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biron have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Vesper [Wood County]
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    • Vesper [Wood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Nekoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vesper have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rudolph [Wood County]
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      • Rudolph [Wood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Nekoosa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudolph have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Arpin [Wood County]
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      • Arpin [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Nekoosa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arpin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lake Wazeecha [Wood County]
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      • Lake Wazeecha [Wood County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Wazeecha have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Eight Corners [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eight Corners
      • Eight Corners [Wood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Nekoosa
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    • New Miner [Juneau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Miner
      • New Miner [Juneau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Nekoosa
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    • Big Flats [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Flats
      • Big Flats [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Nekoosa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Flats

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

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

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

Adding Nekoosa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nekoosa 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 Nekoosa was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood, 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 Nekoosa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nekoosa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nekoosa) 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 Nekoosa. 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 NekoosaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nekoosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3126, Longitude: -89.9041    
<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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