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Welcome to Shawano ...

The city of Shawano is located in Shawano County<1> and is the County Seat for Shawano County.

The pronunciation of Shawano: SHAW-no<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shawano has a population of 8,908 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shawano had an population of 8,908 people. This is a decrease of 4.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shawano had a population of 9,305 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 8,298 people).

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

Adding Shawano to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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.

Communities near Shawano ...

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

  • Menominee [Menominee County]
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    • Menominee [Menominee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Shawano
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,546 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menominee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menominee
  • Clintonville [Waupaca County]
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    • Clintonville [Waupaca County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Shawano
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
  • Pulaski [Brown County]
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    • Pulaski [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Shawano
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
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  • Washington [Shawano County]
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    • Washington [Shawano County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Shawano
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Angelica [Shawano County]
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      • Angelica [Shawano County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Shawano
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angelica have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bonduel [Shawano County]
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      • Bonduel [Shawano County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Shawano
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonduel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Larrabee [Waupaca County]
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      • Larrabee [Waupaca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Shawano
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,347 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larrabee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gillett [Oconto County]
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      • Gillett [Oconto County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Shawano
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillett have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marion [Waupaca County]
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      • Marion [Waupaca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Shawano
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Cicero [Outagamie County]
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      • Cicero [Outagamie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Shawano
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cicero have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicero

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Shawano.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shawano. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Shawano.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Shawano, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Shawano. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shawano.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shawano - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shawano) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShawanoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shawano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7743, Longitude: -88.6039    
<6>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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