Appleton, WI By: Tanya Rothe
Welcome to Appleton, WI located in Outagamie County, Wisconsin; Home of Connections Academy Home School Program! It is a free program recognized country wide that teaches kids from kindergarten through high school the basics plus the extra stuff they don't generally get taught in public schools. Appleton houses many programs that promote true education and healthy kids in Wisconsin. Appleton is another Wisconsin city that is only a short drive to Lake Michigan and the other 4 Great Lakes. It is also the habitat for the wonderfully unique Winnebago Lake Fly.
If you are looking for a beautiful and relaxing place to live or even just visit, then this is the place for you. It is filled with history and recreational enjoyment. Back in the year 2004, it was considered one of the top ten safest places to live in the country. One great attraction that brings a lot of attention to Appleton is the many parks filled with so many varieties of trees and other plant life that not only attracts humans but also many different types of wildlife. The Fox River runs right through the city of Appleton which is home to sturgeon, bass, pike, trout and perch.
Facts about Appleton, Wisconsin
- Population: 77,000
- Located in OutaGamie County, WI.
- Estimated Household Income: $50,873
- Estimated Home Value: $136,700
- Popular Ancestries: Germans, English, Dutch, Irish, Polish, & Norwegians
- Area: 20.9 Square Miles