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The location of Town of Wolf River









Welcome to Wolf River ...

The Town of Wolf River is located in Winnebago County.

The location of Wolf River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Wolf River: Wolf Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Wolf River has a population of 1,203 people<2> (see below for details).

Wolf River is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wolf River: (920) & (274)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wolf River had a population of 1,189 people. This makes Wolf River the county's 20th most populous community.

The population of Wolf River represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 737th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,189 people, the population of Wolf River decreased 2.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,223 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wolf River had an population of 1,203 people. This is an increase of 1.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.64% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wolf River.

Communities near Wolf River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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 drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Algoma   [Map]   6,992   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Berlin   [Map]   5,386   S   18 miles [29 km]
Clayton   [Map]   4,160   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,091   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Menasha   [Map]   8,211   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Menasha   [Map]   17,748   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wolf River.

Communities Also Named Wolf River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Wolf River: This one is located in Winnebago County and the other is located in Langlade County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wolf River. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wolf River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wolf River:

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The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wolf River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wolf River. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Wolf River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolf River. The point we use 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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