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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wolf River.

This page contains six sections:

Around Wolf River ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Green Bay. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Wolf River. Green Bay has a population of 105,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Appleton. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the east of Wolf River and has a population of 74,400 people.

For comparison, Wolf River 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 starting from Wolf River and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Allouez   [Map]   13,896   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ashwaubenon   [Map]   17,274   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   15,524   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
De Pere   [Map]   24,893   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,951   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grand Chute   [Map]   22,409   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Howard   [Map]   19,410   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   15,900   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Menasha   [Map]   18,790   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,856   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,914   E   18 miles [29 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   66,579   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Plover   [Map]   12,552   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Stevens Point   [Map]   26,423   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Wisconsin Rapids   [Map]   17,887   W   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bloomfield   [Map]   1,046   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Caledonia   [Map]   1,697   N   5 miles [8 km]
Dale   [Map]   2,842   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fremont   [Map]   590   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fremont   [Map]   662   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hortonia   [Map]   1,078   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lind   [Map]   1,584   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mukwa   [Map]   2,863   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Poygan   [Map]   1,318   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Poysippi   [Map]   927   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Weyauwega   [Map]   577   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Weyauwega   [Map]   1,839   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winchester   [Map]   1,785   E   5 miles [8 km]
Winneconne   [Map]   2,438   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winneconne   [Map]   2,435   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Winnebago County ...

Wolf River is located in Winnebago County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Winnebago County: Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca & Waushara.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wolf River ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Auroraville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest of Wolf River   [Map]
Brushville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Dale   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fountain Valley   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gills Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Harbor Springs   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Indian Shores   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Island Park   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Pine River   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Poy Sippi   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Red Banks   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wolf River. 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 Wolf River. 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 Wolf River ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brennand Airport   [Map]   79C   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Central Co. Airport   [Map]   68C   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wautoma Muni.(ICAO: KY50)   [Map]   Y50   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clintonville Muni. (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   CLI   N   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 Wolf River.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wolf River. 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   56 miles [90.1 km]
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   SSW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SSE   99 miles [159.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waupaca Muni.(ICAO: KPCZ)   [Map]   PCZ   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brennand Airport   [Map]   79C   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Central Co. Airport   [Map]   68C   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wautoma Muni.(ICAO: KY50)   [Map]   Y50   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clintonville Muni. (ICAO: KCLI)   [Map]   CLI   N   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
 
Waupaca Muni.   (ICAO: KPCZ)   [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
 
Wautoma Muni.   (ICAO: KY50)   [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
 
Fond du Lac Co. Airport   (ICAO: KFLD)   [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
 
Stevens Pt. Muni.   (ICAO: KSTE)   [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
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway 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
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Winnebago County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.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 Wolf River.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Wolf River. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wolf River) 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 Wolf River. 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 Wolf River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolf River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2155, Longitude: -88.8276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wolf River 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 Wolf River), 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 Wolf River.