The waterways in and around Oshkosh offer many recreational activities, during every season. Oshkosh is located on the western shore of Lake Winnebago and east of Lake Butte des Morts. The Fox River, which runs through the heart of the city, connects the two lakes. With a population of more than 65,000, the city provides its residents with great opportunities to work, live and play.
Residents enjoy a healthy and diverse economy. Oshkosh's attributes also include:
High quality health care, with two hospitals and numerous clinics
Excellent educational instititutions
- Nationally-recognized events and attractions
- Affordable housing. Contact a local real estate agency for housing options.
- A low crime rate
- Plenty of employment opportunities, including ones at our major employers
- Financial institutions that can help you get started toward success
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If you are new to Oshkosh and have questions about government services, such as water and garbage, you'll find assistance through the following municipalities' Web sites or phone numbers:
- City of Oshkosh
- Town of Algoma
- Town of Black Wolf
- Town of Nekimi - (920) 235-0615
- Town of Oshkosh
- Town of Vinland - (920) 235-6953
Wisconsin Public Service serves the City of Oshkosh and surrounding area with electricity and natural gas. Wisconsin Public Service provides 24-hour residential service by calling (800) 450-7260. Business and farm customer service can be reached at (877) 444-0888.
Several radio stations serve the Oshkosh area.
The City of Oshkosh has two public access television stations and one radio station group that provide residents with informative programming about our government entities and city services.
If you are considering relocating to Oshkosh or have just joined us as a resident and would like more information about our great city, contact the Oshkosh Chamber for a relocation packet. We can be reached at (920) 303-2266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.