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Welcome to Shawano ...

The pronunciation of Shawano: SHAW-no<1>

The city of Shawano is located in Shawano County and is the County Seat for Shawano County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Shawano has a population of 8,980 people<2> (see below for details).

Shawano is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shawano had a population of 9,305 people (or 22.18% of the total population of Shawano County). This makes Shawano the county's most populous community.

The population of Shawano represents 0.16% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,305 people, the population of Shawano increased 12.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,298 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Shawano had an population of 8,980 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Shawano ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Angelica   [Map]   1,760   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bonduel   [Map]   1,427   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chase   [Map]   3,027   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clintonville   [Map]   4,360   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gillett   [Map]   1,321   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Larrabee   [Map]   1,359   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shawano.

Communities Also Named Shawano ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Shawano - they are located in Colorado and Florida.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shawano. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shawano. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shawano. Our list includes 18 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shawano:

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

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shawano.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shawano - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Shawano. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shawano) 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 Shawano. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shawano

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shawano. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7767, Longitude: -88.5887     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shawano have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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