Green Lake, Wisconsin

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Green Lake, Wisconsin
City
Looking north at downtown Green Lake
Looking north at downtown Green Lake
Location of Green Lake in Green Lake County, Wisconsin.
Location of Green Lake in Green Lake County, Wisconsin.
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Coordinates: 43°50′39″N 88°57′36″W / 43.84417°N 88.96000°W / 43.84417; -88.96000Coordinates: 43°50′39″N 88°57′36″W / 43.84417°N 88.96000°W / 43.84417; -88.96000
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyGreen Lake
Area
 • Total2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Land1.79 sq mi (4.64 km2)
 • Water0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 • Total960
 • Estimate 
(2016)
934
 • Density536.3/sq mi (207.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
FIPS code55-31300
GNIS feature ID1565822[3]
Websitecityofgreenlake.com

Green Lake is a city in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2010 census, 960 people lived there. The city is on the north side of Big Green Lake. The city of Green Lake is the county seat for the county of Green Lake.

Geography[change | change source]

Green Lake is located at 43°50′33″N 88°57′28″W / 43.84250°N 88.95778°W / 43.84250; -88.95778 (43.842675, -88.957813).[4] It is about 30 minutes west of Fond du Lac.

The city has a total area of 2.06 square miles (5.34 km2). Of this, 1.79 square miles (4.64 km2) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) is water.[1] Green Lake is the second deepest inland lake in Wisconsin. It is 239 feet deep at its deepest point. It is the deepest natural inland lake in the state.

Tourism[change | change source]

Green Lake is known for its fishing and recreational tourism during the summer months.

Green Lake is also is home to several parks.

  • Deacon Mills Park is at the Marina. It has a band shell, picnic facilities, and ice skating in the winter.
  • Highknocker Park is in downtown Green lake. It has a baseball field.
  • Friday Club Park is also located downtown. It has public tennis courts and a fishing area.
  • Hattie Sherwood Park is on the north shore of the lake. It has a sand swimming beach, a pier, and a camping area.
  • Sunset Park is on the east end of Green Lake. It has a boat launch, swimming beach, picnic area and pier.

The small town has many shops and restaurants.

Images[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Green Lake
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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