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Welcome to Underhill ...

Underhill is located in Oconto County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Underhill, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

Underhill is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Underhill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Underhill - they are located in Manitoba, New Brunswick and Vermont.

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

Communities near Underhill ...

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

  • Shawano
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawano
    • Shawano is located in Shawano County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,885 people
  • Pulaski
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
    • Pulaski is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
  • Oconto Falls
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconto Falls
    • Oconto Falls is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
  • Bonduel
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonduel
    • Bonduel is located in Shawano County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
  • Gillett
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillett
    • Gillett is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
  • Armstrong
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
    • Armstrong is located in Oconto County
  • Gresham
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gresham
    • Gresham is located in Shawano County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
  • Cecil
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cecil have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil
    • Cecil is located in Shawano County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
  • Lena
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
    • Lena is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 540 people
  • Suring
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suring
    • Suring is located in Oconto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 524 people

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

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

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

Adding Underhill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Underhill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Underhill was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Underhill post office opened in 1888.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Underhill.

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

The official website for Oconto County: www.co.oconto.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 Oconto, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Underhill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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