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Welcome to Two Rivers ...

The city of Two Rivers is located in Manitowoc County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Two Rivers: Two Rivs.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Two Rivers has a population of 11,009 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Two Rivers is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Two Rivers (for example, toward Ludington (MI)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Two Rivers: (920) and (274)<4>

Websites for Two Rivers ...

Official Website: www.ci.two-rivers.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Two Rivers had an population of 11,009 people. This is a decrease of 6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Two Rivers had a population of 11,712 people (which is 14.38% of the total population of Manitowoc County). This makes Two Rivers the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Two Rivers represents 0.21% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,712 people, the population of Two Rivers decreased 7.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,639 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Two Rivers.

Communities Also Named Two Rivers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Two Rivers - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, California, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Washington.

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

Communities near Two Rivers ...

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

  • Manitowoc [Manitowoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowoc
    • Manitowoc [Manitowoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Two Rivers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,359 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowoc
  • Denmark [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
    • Denmark [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Two Rivers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
  • Cleveland [Manitowoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland [Manitowoc County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Two Rivers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,456 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
  • Mishicot [Manitowoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mishicot
    • Mishicot [Manitowoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Two Rivers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mishicot have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mishicot
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reedsville [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsville
      • Reedsville [Manitowoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Two Rivers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
    • Valders [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valders
      • Valders [Manitowoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Two Rivers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 918 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valders
    • Whitelaw [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitelaw
      • Whitelaw [Manitowoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Two Rivers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 735 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitelaw
    • Francis Creek [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis Creek
      • Francis Creek [Manitowoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Two Rivers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis Creek
    • Maribel [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maribel
      • Maribel [Manitowoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Two Rivers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maribel
    • Kellnersville [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellnersville
      • Kellnersville [Manitowoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Two Rivers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellnersville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Two Rivers. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Two Rivers.

Adding Two Rivers to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Two Rivers 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 Two Rivers was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Manitowoc County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Two Rivers: www.ci.two-rivers.wi.us/

The official website for Manitowoc County: www.co.manitowoc.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 Manitowoc, 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 Two Rivers.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Two Rivers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Two Rivers) 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 Two Rivers. 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 Two RiversOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Two Rivers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1528, Longitude: -87.5682    
<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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