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Overview

Introduction to Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Two Rivers, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc county, is 28 miles N of Sheboygan, Wisconsin and 79 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Two Rivers History

Two Rivers was named because of its location between the East Twin River and the West Twin River. Native Americans originally inhabited this area. Two Rivers is the birthplace of the ice cream sundae.

Two Rivers and nearby Attractions

  • Fairview Golf Course
  • Point Beach State Forest
  • Historic Farm Museum
  • Historic Rogers Street Fishing Village Museum
  • Neshotah Park
  • Rogers Street Fishing Village

Things To Do In Two Rivers

The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, the Two Rivers History Museum, the Historic Farm Museum, the Historic Washington House and the Rogers Street Fishing Village are all accessible from Two Rivers. Neshotah Park and Point Beach State Forest offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Fairview Golf Course is nearby. Local celebrations include the Ethnic Festival, Rogers Street Days, Applefest and Oktoberfest.

Two Rivers Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.

Two Rivers Higher Education

Lakeland College, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Saint Norbert College are all nearby.

People

Total Population 11,500
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 5,245
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,477
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,475

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,659
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $608
Median House Value $96,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 6.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Two Rivers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Sheboygan, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Manitowoc
Standard Zip Codes 54241
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.153
Longitude -87.569

Two Rivers Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TWO RIVERS
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 48 F
Jul Temp 60 to 74 F
Oct Temp 41 to 55 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station KEWAUNEE 3 NW
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 49 F
Jul Temp 60 to 77 F
Oct Temp 40 to 56 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station SHEBOYGAN
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Francis Creek 519 $62,344
Kellnersville 413 $68,125
Manitowoc 33,301 $56,015
Maribel 396 $58,750
Mishicot 1,466 $64,219

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Two Rivers Public Libraries

Library
Lester Public Library
1001 ADAMS ST.
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
(920) 793-8888

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Two Rivers Hospitals

AURORA MED CTR MANITOWOC CTY
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
5000 MEMORIAL DR
(920) 794-5000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Two Rivers High Schools

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4519 LINCOLN AVE
920-793-2291
Serves 716 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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