Abrams, Wisconsin

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Abrams, Wisconsin
Location of Abrams, Wisconsin
Location of Abrams, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°48′27″N 88°4′20″W / 44.80750°N 88.07222°W / 44.80750; -88.07222
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyOconto
Area
 • Total37.6 sq mi (97.3 km2)
 • Land37.5 sq mi (97.0 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation696 ft (212 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,960
 • Density46.9/sq mi (18.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
FIPS code55-00175[2]
GNIS feature ID1582651[1]
Websitehttp://www.townofabrams.com

Abrams is a town in Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,960 at the 2020 Census. The census-designated place of Abrams is located in the town.

History[edit]

Abrams was named after W. J. Abrams, Wisconsin legislator and former Mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.6 square miles (97 km2), 37.5 square miles (97 km2) of which (99.71%) is land, and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of which (0.29%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2020, there were 1,960 people. The racial makeup of the town was 95.8% White, 0.2% Black or African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 0.3% other race, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

Notable people[edit]

  • C. J. Greaves, professional American off-road racing driver, was born in the town
  • Johnny Greaves, professional American off-road racing driver, was born in the town
  • Arthur J. Whitcomb, Wisconsin State Representative and lawyer, was born in the town[4]
  • Bob Wickman, Major League Baseball player, relief pitcher

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "W. J. Abrams (1829-1900)". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on 2012-01-03. Retrieved 2011-11-30.
  4. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1915,' Biographical Sketch of Arthur J. Whitcomb, pg. 527

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°46′45″N 88°03′35″W / 44.77917°N 88.05972°W / 44.77917; -88.05972