The Fox Cities of Northeastern Wisconsin are the cities, towns and villages along the Fox River as it flows from Lake Winnebago northward into Green Bay. Together they form the core of the third largest metropolitan area of Wisconsin, with a population exceeding 360,000. One of the nation’s longtime leading centers of papermaking and printing, the area is one of the 50 top manufacturing regions in the nation.
The Fox Cities communities include the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, Menasha, Neenah, and Oshkosh, the villages of Combined Locks, Hortonville, Kimberly, Little Chute, and Sherwood, and the towns of Kaukauna, Menasha, Neenah, Buchanan, Clayton, Freedom, Grand Chute, Greenville, Harrison.
Also, the third largest University of Wisconsin system school, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is located in Oshkosh.