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Located in: Winnebago County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Wolf Riv.

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

Telephone Area Codes: (274)<1>, (920)

Elevation: 740 feet [225.55 m] above sea level<2>

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

Population

2016:<3>     1,195   (0.5% increase since 2010)  
2010:     1,189   (2.78% decrease since 2000)
2000:     1,223

Total Area:<4>   36.06 sq. miles [93.4 km²]   - of which 20.07% is water (7.24 sq. miles [18.7 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   849

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   44° 12' 55"
Lon:   -88° 49' 39"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Lake Poygan

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Wolf River

GNIS ID:   1584469
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 88475

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


About Winnebago County

The community of Oshkosh is the County Seat for Winnebago County.

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

Population

2016:     169,886   (1.73% increase since 2010)  
2010:     166,994   (6.53% increase since 2000)
2000:     156,763

Total Area:   578 sq. miles [1,498.5 km²]   - of which 24.9% is water (144.1 sq. miles [373.2 km²])

Housing Units:   73,329

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

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Winnebago

GNIS ID:   1581129
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 139

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


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 Wolf River)

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Wolf River.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Wolf River. 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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<5>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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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Wolf River, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Wolf River.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wolf River.