Appleton, Wisconsin

Appleton: City in and county seat of Outagamie County, Wisconsin


Appleton is a city located in the county of Outagamie in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,490 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,681 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1847.

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Location of Appleton on Wisconsin map.

Quick Facts about Appleton

Population : 1,681 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Outagamie County
Phone Area Codes : 920
Area : 64.68 km2
Altitude : 791 feet / 241 meters
Capital city : Appleton is capital of Outagamie County
Establishment : January 01, 1848 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 02:29:42 (6th December 2023)
Postal code : 54911
Density : 26 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.36% (2010-2020)
Weather : 24℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Appleton is located at 44°15'43"N 88°24'55"W (44.2619300, -88.4153800).

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Appleton forecast: Mostly cloudy. Low around 24, with temperatures rising to around 26 overnight. West northwest wind around 7 mph. more


The population of Appleton increased by 11.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,490 - census
2011 1,630 8.59% estimation process
2012 1,642 0.73% estimation process
2013 1,657 0.91% estimation process
2014 1,663 0.36% estimation process
2015 1,661 -0.12% estimation process
2016 1,670 0.54% estimation process
2017 1,676 0.36% estimation process
2018 1,673 -0.18% estimation process
2019 1,679 0.36% estimation process
2020 1,681 0.12% estimation process

Appleton zip code is 54911. County name: Outagamie, County fips: 55087

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People born in Appleton (93)

People born in Appleton, including actor Willem Dafoe, commentator, television personality, and lawyer Greta Van Susteren, surgeon John Benjamin Murphy, .


  • Steve Kagen (American politician) he was born in 12/12/1949
  • Jeff Loomis (American musician) he was born in 14/09/1971
  • Terry Zwigoff (American filmmaker) he was born in 18/05/1949
  • Cole Konrad (American wrestler) he was born in 02/04/1984
  • William Averill Stowell (American university teacher (1882-1950)) he was born in 29/03/1882
  • Harold Vernon Froehlich (American politician) he was born in 12/05/1932
  • Sarah Hagen (association football player) she was born in 18/11/1989
  • Alfred Milotte (American film director (1905-1989)) he was born in 24/11/1904
  • Brian Butch (American basketball player) he was born in 22/12/1984
  • Roger Jenkins (American ice hockey player) he was born in 18/11/1911
  • Dick Rosenzweig (American entrepreneur and television producer)
  • A. J. Klein (American football player, linebacker) he was born in 30/07/1991
  • Amy McKenzie (American actor and producer) she was born in 02/08/1959
  • Arnie Fielkow (American politician)
  • Bernie DeKoven (American game designer) he was born in 15/10/1941
  • Bob Corbin (American politician) he was born in 08/12/1922
  • Charles McKay (American naturalist and explorer) he was born in 21/04/1855
  • Christine Boskoff (American mountain climber) she was born in 07/09/1967

Schools in Appleton

College & universities near Appleton, WI

Code Name City ZIP
239017 Lawrence University Appleton (WI) 54911

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Appleton, WI

Code Name Address Type
APP Appleton, Wisconsin 100 East Washington St. BUS
OSU Oshkosh, WI 208 Osceola Street BUS
OSH Oshkosh, Wisconsin 525 West 20th Ave. BUS
GBY Green Bay, Wisconsin 800 Cedar Street BUS
FDL Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 976 South Main St. BUS

Post offices near Appleton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Appleton Post Office Appleton (WI) 54911

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Outagamie County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Outagamie County , WI.

City Name Population Title
Greenville 12,529 Town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States
Little Chute 12,164 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Kimberly 6,869 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Combined Locks 3,607 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Seymour 3,440 City in Wisconsin, United States
Hortonville 2,976 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Dale 2,928 Human settlement in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Medina 1,480 Civil town in Dane County, Wisconsin
Kaukauna 1,341 Third-class city in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Black Creek 1,244 Village in Wisconsin, United States
Cicero 1,103 Civil town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Shiocton 914 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Bear Creek 799 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Freedom 475 Civil town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Nichols 283 Village in Outagamie County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Appleton distances to largest Wisconsin cities