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Welcome to Oconto Falls ...

The city of Oconto Falls is located in Oconto County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oconto Falls has a population of 2,796 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Oconto Falls is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Oconto Falls ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oconto Falls had an population of 2,796 people. This is a decrease of 3.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oconto Falls had a population of 2,891 people (which is 7.68% of the total population of Oconto County). This makes Oconto Falls the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Oconto Falls represents 0.05% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 310th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,891 people, the population of Oconto Falls increased 1.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,843 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oconto Falls.

Adding Oconto Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Oconto Falls elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Oconto Falls ...

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

  • Suamico [Brown County]
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    • Suamico [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Oconto Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suamico have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suamico
  • Little Suamico [Oconto County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Suamico
    • Little Suamico [Oconto County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Oconto Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,892 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Suamico have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Suamico
  • Oconto [Oconto County]
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    • Oconto [Oconto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Oconto Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconto
  • Pulaski [Brown County]
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    • Pulaski [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Oconto Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,721 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chase [Oconto County]
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      • Chase [Oconto County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Oconto Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase
    • Pittsfield [Brown County]
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      • Pittsfield [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Oconto Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,818 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsfield
    • Abrams [Oconto County]
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      • Abrams [Oconto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Oconto Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abrams have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abrams
    • Washington [Shawano County]
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      • Washington [Shawano County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Oconto Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,887 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Angelica [Shawano County]
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      • Angelica [Shawano County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Oconto Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angelica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angelica
    • Grover [Marinette County]
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      • Grover [Marinette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Oconto Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oconto Falls. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oconto Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oconto Falls ...

Looking for more information about Oconto Falls? 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 Oconto Falls, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oconto Falls.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Oconto Falls: www.ci.ocontofalls.wi.us/

The official website for Oconto County: www.co.oconto.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 Oconto, 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 Oconto Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oconto Falls - 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- Oconto Falls) 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 Oconto Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oconto Falls

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oconto Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8765, Longitude: -88.1420    
<5>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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