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Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Menominee chief.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Oshkosh. For links to other places called Oshkosh, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oshkosh is 44.024N. The longitude is -88.542W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 768 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 63,237.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oshkosh demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Winnebago County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Appleton-Oshkosh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54985 ZIP code.
44% of Oshkosh residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oshkosh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oshkosh was $18,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Oshkosh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Oshkosh include Oshkosh State Normal School Historic District, Paine Lumber Company Historic District, Washington Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Oshkosh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $432. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $854.
Libraries in Oshkosh include Oshkosh Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Oshkosh include Oshkosh Northwestern
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WRST-FM.
Winnebago County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oshkosh political report.
Oshkosh restaurants taking online reservations include Fratellos Waterfront Restaurant & Brewery ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Oshkosh workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oshkosh between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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