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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 2,422 people<2> (see below for details).

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) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nekoosa had an population of 2,422 people. This is a decrease of 6.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.49% 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 (which had 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisconsin Rapids
    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,610 people
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  • Grand Rapids [Wood County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Rapids
    • Grand Rapids [Wood County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,417 people
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  • Saratoga [Wood County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga
    • Saratoga [Wood County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Nekoosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,949 people
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  • Rome [Adams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rome have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Nekoosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,752 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Necedah [Juneau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Necedah have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necedah
      • Necedah [Juneau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Nekoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
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    • Grant [Portage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Portage County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Nekoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
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    • Plover [Portage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plover
      • Plover [Portage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,662 people
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    • Port Edwards [Wood County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Edwards have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Edwards
      • Port Edwards [Wood County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Nekoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,349 people
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    • Carson [Portage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson
      • Carson [Portage County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
    • Linwood [Portage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linwood
      • Linwood [Portage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Nekoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,154 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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wood County

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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 '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- Nekoosa) 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 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 Nekoosa

Our 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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