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Welcome to Potter ...

The village of Potter is located in Calumet County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Potter has a population of 237 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Potter is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Potter: (920) & (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Potter had an population of 237 people. This is a decrease of 6.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Potter had a population of 253 people. This makes Potter the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 253 people, the population of Potter increased 13.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 223 people).

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

Communities Also Named Potter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Potter - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Potter ...

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

  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
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    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Potter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,058 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
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  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
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    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Potter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,363 people
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  • Menasha [Winnebago County]
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    • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Potter
    • 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.
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  • Kaukauna [Outagamie County]
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    • Kaukauna [Outagamie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Potter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,356 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harrison [Calumet County]
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      • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Potter
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    • Little Chute [Outagamie County]
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      • Little Chute [Outagamie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Potter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,164 people
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    • Buchanan [Outagamie County]
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      • Buchanan [Outagamie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Potter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buchanan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kimberly [Outagamie County]
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      • Kimberly [Outagamie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Potter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,869 people
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    • Lawrence [Brown County]
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      • Lawrence [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Potter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,524 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chilton [Calumet County]
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      • Chilton [Calumet County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Potter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Potter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Potter.

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

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

Adding Potter to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calumet County: www.co.calumet.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 Calumet, 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 Potter.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Potter - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Potter) 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 Potter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PotterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1197, Longitude: -88.0979       In this case, the coordinates for Potter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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