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Welcome to Whitcomb ...

Whitcomb is located in Shawano County<1>.

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

Whitcomb is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Whitcomb ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Whitcomb - they are located in Indiana (2), Missouri, Montana, Oregon, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Whitcomb ...

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

  • Iola [Waupaca County]
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    • Iola [Waupaca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Whitcomb
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Marion [Waupaca County]
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    • Marion [Waupaca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Whitcomb
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
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  • Wittenberg [Shawano County]
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    • Wittenberg [Shawano County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Whitcomb
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
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  • Birnamwood [Shawano County]
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    • Birnamwood [Shawano County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Whitcomb
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birnamwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tigerton [Shawano County]
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      • Tigerton [Shawano County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Whitcomb
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
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    • Hatley [Marathon County]
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      • Hatley [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Whitcomb
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gresham [Shawano County]
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      • Gresham [Shawano County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Whitcomb
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
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    • Rosholt [Portage County]
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      • Rosholt [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Whitcomb
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 481 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosholt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mattoon [Shawano County]
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      • Mattoon [Shawano County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Whitcomb
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mattoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bowler [Shawano County]
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      • Bowler [Shawano County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Whitcomb
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Whitcomb. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitcomb.

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

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

Adding Whitcomb to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Shawano County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whitcomb. 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 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitcomb - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitcomb) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitcomb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7833, Longitude: -89.1187       In this case, the coordinates for Whitcomb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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