Introduction to Kimberly, Wisconsin
Kimberly, Wisconsin, in Outagamie county, is 3 miles E of Appleton, Wisconsin and 88 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village is located in the Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah metropolitan area. Kimberly has a population of 6,146.
Kimberley was established in 1889. It was named in honor of John A. Kimberly, one of Kimberly-Clark’s cofounders. The Kimberly Clark Company founded a pulp and paper mill in the area in 1889. Outagamie County was established in 1850. The name of the county is derived from an Anishinaabe term meaning "dwellers on either shore."
Kimberly and nearby Attractions
- National Railroad Museum
- High Cliff State Park
- Oneida Nation Museum
- Plamann County Park
- White Pillars Museum
- Heritage Hill State Park
Things To Do In Kimberly
Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Reid Municipal Golf Course, the North Shore Golf Club and the High Cliff Golf Course. Local museums include the Hazelwood Historic House Museum, the Neville Public Museum of Brown County and the Houdini Historical Center. Paperfest is the annual festival celebrated by the community.
Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.
Kimberly Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Saint Norbert College, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Lakeland College.