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Welcome to Nicholson ...

Nicholson is located in Waupaca County<1>.

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

Nicholson is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Nicholson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Nicholson - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Montana, North Dakota, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Nicholson ...

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

  • Shawano [Shawano County]
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    • Shawano [Shawano County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Nicholson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,885 people
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  • New London [Waupaca County]
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    • New London [Waupaca County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Nicholson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,065 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on New London
  • Waupaca [Waupaca County]
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    • Waupaca [Waupaca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Nicholson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clintonville [Waupaca County]
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    • Clintonville [Waupaca County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Nicholson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hortonville [Outagamie County]
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      • Hortonville [Outagamie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
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    • Weyauwega [Waupaca County]
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      • Weyauwega [Waupaca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,745 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weyauwega have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Black Creek [Outagamie County]
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      • Black Creek [Outagamie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,309 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Manawa [Waupaca County]
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      • Manawa [Waupaca County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manawa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Iola [Waupaca County]
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      • Iola [Waupaca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marion [Waupaca County]
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      • Marion [Waupaca County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Nicholson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 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 Nicholson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nicholson.

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

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

Adding Nicholson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nicholson in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waupaca County: www.co.waupaca.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 Waupaca, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Nicholson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Nicholson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nicholson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5319, Longitude: -88.8187       In this case, the coordinates for Nicholson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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