Abrams, Wisconsin

Coordinates: 44°46′45″N 88°03′35″W / 44.77917°N 88.05972°W / 44.77917; -88.05972
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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
 • 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)
 • Total1,960
 • Density46.9/sq mi (18.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code920
FIPS code55-00175[2]
GNIS feature ID1582651[1]

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. It is located near U.S. Route 41 and U.S. Route 141 8 miles (13 km) south-southeast of Oconto Falls. Abrams has a post office with ZIP code 54101.[3] As of the 2020 census, the census-designated place had a population of 358.[4]


Abrams was first settled in 1854 when Richard B. Yeaton built a sawmill on the Pensaukee River.[5] A community formed and he called the place West Pensaukee. It was renamed Abrams in the 1880s after W. J. Abrams, a former state representative and former mayor of Green Bay. Abrams owned land where a railroad depot was built.[5][6]


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.


Historical population
U.S. Census[2]

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]


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 19, 2023.
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 29, 2011.
  5. ^ a b "Oconto County Time Line". Oconto County Historical Society. Retrieved September 21, 2020.
  6. ^ "W. J. Abrams (1829-1900)". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on January 3, 2012. Retrieved November 30, 2011.
  7. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1915,' Biographical Sketch of Arthur J. Whitcomb, pg. 527

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