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Oshkosh, WI

Oshkosh, WI

Oshkosh, WI

Information and tips for moving to Oshkosh, WI - Oshkosh on the Water

The city of Oshkosh is located on the Fox River that empties into Lake Winnebago giving Oshkosh its nickname of “Oshkosh on the Water.” Oshkosh has a population of about 66,000 residents and is included in a metropolitan area of about 160,000 residents. Oshkosh has a rich historical past and even has thirty-three listings on the National Register of Historic Places. Please continue reading this helpful guide for more information on moving to the quaint and pleasant city of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Oshkosh’s Climate: Oshkosh has an average yearly temperature of 46°F. The warmest temperatures occur in July and August reaching into the mid-80s, and the lowest temperatures occur in January and February getting as low as 10°F. Be sure to pack your warmest winter coat because it can get very chilly!

Getting an Education in Oshkosh: Oshkosh Area School District is composed of sixteen elementary schools, five middle schools and two high schools. In addition, Oshkosh offers five charter schools and two private high schools.

For those seeking higher education, the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh, one of the biggest universities in the state, serves about 13,500 students and offers fifty-eight undergraduate majors, seventeen master’s degree programs and one doctoral degree program. Fox Valley Technical College also has a campus in Oshkosh and offers several associate degree programs, technical diploma programs and certificate programs.

Oshkosh Recreation: For some fun daytime activities, check out one of Oshkosh’s many parks where you can explore hiking trails, have family picnics or play a relaxing game of golf. For a fun and educational activity bring the kids to the Menominee Park Zoo; the zoo is open from May to September and features animals native to Wisconsin as well as more exotic animals. If shopping is more your style, check out The Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh where you can browse stores such as GAP Outlet, Nike Factory Store and Le Gourmet Chef.

Culture and Nightlife in Oshkosh: Grand Opera House in Oshkosh puts on several shows each year and is a great place to go for a unique date night experience. Head over to Leach Amphitheater in the summer for their summer concert series as well as other fun events such as Oshkosh Irish Fest and Jaycees Brews ‘N Blues. For a more casual night, try out Fratellos Fieldhouse where you can try out the city’s best pizza, have a drink and watch the game, or check out French Quarter where you can enjoy energetic live music and dancing.

Useful Links - Moving to Oshkosh

City Website
Convention and Visitors Bureau
Chamber of Commerce
Relocation Kit
Local Life

The service center for Oshkosh, WI is located in Appleton, WI.

Information about Oshkosh, WI

Est. Population: 63701
County: Winnebago
Latitude: 44.0167
Longitude: -88.5333
Zip Codes: 54901