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Located in: Waupaca County (see below)

Time Zone: Waupaca lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Elevation: 820 feet [249.94 m] above sea level<1>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Waupaca)

Population

2016:<2>     5,946   (2.03% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     6,069   (6.92% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,676

Total Area:<3>   8.11 sq. miles [21 km²]   - of which 3.61% is water (0.29 sq. miles [0.8 km²])

Housing Units:<4>   2,996

Websites for Waupaca

Official Website:   www.cityofwaupaca.org/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.waupacaareachamber.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Waupaca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3547, Longitude: -89.0757     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waupaca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   44° 21' 16"
Lon:   -89° 4' 32"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<6>   Waupaca

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Waupaca

GNIS ID:   1584375
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 84375

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Waupaca)


About Waupaca County

The city of Waupaca is the County Seat for Waupaca County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Waupaca)

Population

2016:     51,533   (1.67% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     52,410   (1.31% increase since 2000)
2000:     51,731

Total Area:   765 sq. miles [1,981.9 km²]   - of which 2.29% is water (17.49 sq. miles [45.3 km²])

Housing Units:   25,396

Official Website:   www.co.waupaca.wi.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Waupaca

GNIS ID:   1581127
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 135

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Waupaca)


About Wisconsin

From the US Census

Population

2016:     5,778,708   (1.61% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

Official Website:   www.wisconsin.gov/
Tourism:   www.travelwisconsin.com/
Parks:   dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/
Fishing:   dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/
Hunting:   dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Waupaca)

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The official website for Waupaca: www.cityofwaupaca.org/

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waupaca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Waupaca. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Waupaca, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<6>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Waupaca.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Waupaca.