Oconto County

Oconto County, Wisconsin

301 Washington St
Oconto, WI 54153
Phone: (920) 834-6800
Fax: (920) 834-6867
www.co.oconto.wi.us

On northeastern coast of WI, bordered on east by Green Bay; organized Feb 6, 1851 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For the Oconto River, which flows through it; from a Menominee word of unclear meaning, possibly 'place of the pike fish' or 'red river.'

Area (sq mi):: 1149.04 (land 997.97; water 151.07) Population per square mile: 37.70
Population 2005: 37,666 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 35,634 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,016; median household $41,201; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,900-$24,842
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
72 Project: State highway work in Oconto County Awarded to: Pheifer Brothers Construction Co.
June 19, 1875, Oconto County Reporter, Green Bay of Lake Michigan, 478 (9 feet, 2 inches).
May 15, 1896, Oconto County Reporter, Oconto River, 107.
Rhinelander; K Pranica, L Donart, Oconto County Public Health Div, Oconto; M Proctor, PhD, M Simone, L Lucht, T Boers, JP Davis, MD, Wisconsin Dept of Health and Family Svcs.
All questions regarding this RFP shall be made through the Manintenance Engineer or his designee at the Kevin Noak, Maintenance Engineer, Oconto County, 301 Washington St.
Forest (Washington) Tri-County Trailblazers ATV Club (Wisconsin) Dusty Trails ATV Club of Oconto County, Inc.
American Transmission Company requires the 345- and 138-kilovolt lines to span from the Freedom area to Oconto County.