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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Waupaca.

This page contains six sections:

Around Waupaca ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Appleton. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Waupaca. Appleton has a population of 74,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oshkosh. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Waupaca and has a population of 66,700 people.

For comparison, Waupaca has a population of 1,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Allouez   [Map]   13,886   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ashwaubenon   [Map]   17,271   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
De Pere   [Map]   25,034   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,620   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,091   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Howard   [Map]   19,634   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   16,086   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Little Chute   [Map]   11,403   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,748   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,951   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,772   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stevens Point   [Map]   26,293   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wausau   [Map]   38,739   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   15,167   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]   17,806   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cobb Town   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dayton   [Map]   2,697   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Farmington   [Map]   3,934   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Iola   [Map]   1,243   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lind   [Map]   1,585   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Little Wolf   [Map]   1,405   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Manawa   [Map]   1,294   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ogdensburg   [Map]   177   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Royalton   [Map]   1,415   E   5 miles [8 km]
Saint Lawrence   [Map]   703   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Scandinavia   [Map]   1,057   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Scandinavia   [Map]   354   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waupaca   [Map]   5,886   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Weyauwega   [Map]   578   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Weyauwega   [Map]   1,817   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Waupaca, please visit our County-by-County Page for Waupaca.

Waupaca County ...

Waupaca is located in Waupaca County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Waupaca County: Marathon, Outagamie, Portage, Shawano, Waushara & Winnebago.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waupaca ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Waupaca.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Waupaca.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Waupaca. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Waupaca. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Waupaca ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Waupaca.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Central Co. Airport   [Map]   68C   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clintonville Muni. (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   CLI   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wautoma Muni.(ICAO: KY50)   [Map]   Y50   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stevens Pt. Muni.(ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]   STE   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Waupaca.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Waupaca. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   S   87 miles [140 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   114 miles [183.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rhinelander Airport(RHI/KRHI)   [Map]   RHI   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Central Co. Airport   [Map]   68C   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clintonville Muni. (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   CLI   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wautoma Muni.(ICAO: KY50)   [Map]   Y50   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stevens Pt. Muni.(ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]   STE   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ford Airport   (ICAO: KIMT)   [Map]
        Website for Ford Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waupaca Muni.   (ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clintonville Muni.   (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]
        Website for Clintonville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wautoma Muni.   (ICAO: KY50)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stevens Pt. Muni.   (ICAO: KSTE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shawano Muni.   (ICAO: KEZS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wittman Rgnl.   (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]
        Website for Wittman Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Wood Co. Airport   (ICAO: KISW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wausau Muni.   (AUW/KAUW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rhinelander Airport   (RHI/KRHI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eagle River Union Airport   (EGV/KEGV)   [Map]
        Website for Eagle River Union Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Communities in Wisconsin

About Waupaca County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waupaca County: www.co.waupaca.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waupaca.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Waupaca. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Waupaca) 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 Waupaca. 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 Town of Waupaca

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waupaca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3889, Longitude: -89.0279     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waupaca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Waupaca), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Waupaca.



 
 
 

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