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Welcome to Omro ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Omro has a population of 3,583 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Omro is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Omro: (920) and (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Omro had an population of 3,583 people. This is an increase of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Omro had a population of 3,517 people. This makes Omro the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Omro represents 0.06% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,517 people, the population of Omro increased 10.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,177 people).

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

Communities Also Named Omro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Omro - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Omro ...

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

  • Oshkosh [Winnebago County]
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    • Oshkosh [Winnebago County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Omro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oshkosh
  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neenah
    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Omro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neenah
  • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Crossing
    • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Omro
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Crossing
  • Menasha [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menasha
    • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Omro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,796 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menasha
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenville [Outagamie County]
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      • Greenville [Outagamie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Omro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Ripon [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripon
      • Ripon [Fond du Lac County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Omro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,844 people
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    • Algoma [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Winnebago County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Omro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,253 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
    • Berlin [Green Lake County]
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      • Berlin [Green Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Omro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Clayton [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Winnebago County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Omro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Neenah [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neenah
      • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Omro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neenah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neenah

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

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

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

Adding Omro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Omro 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 Omro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Omro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Omro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Omro) 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 Omro. 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 OmroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Omro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0389, Longitude: -88.7418       In this case, the coordinates for Omro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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