Fox Crossing, Wisconsin
Fox Crossing, Wisconsin
"Bridging the Fox Cities"
|• Total||13.75 sq mi (35.60 km2)|
|• Land||12.26 sq mi (31.74 km2)|
|• Water||1.49 sq mi (3.86 km2)|
|Elevation||768 ft (234 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||895.89/sq mi (345.89/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The Town of Menasha was organized on April 3, 1855, in part from land formerly belonging to the Town of Neenah. The original land area of the town was reduced over several decades due to annexations from the cities of Menasha and Appleton.
After town residents west of Little Lake Butte des Morts approved a referendum to incorporate, the Village was incorporated on April 20, 2016. On August 17, 2016, an agreement was reached between the Village of Fox Crossing and the remaining Town of Menasha to annex all remaining town lands to Fox Crossing. This agreement effectively ended the existence of the Town of Menasha. On September 22, 2016, the remaining parts of the town of Menasha became part of the Village of Fox Crossing.
Fox Crossing is located at the north end of Lake Winnebago along the Fox River which forms Little Lake Butte des Morts through the Village. The Village partially surrounds the City of Menasha. Other adjacent communities include: Harrison to the east, the City of Neenah and Town of Neenah to the south, Clayton to the west, and the Outagamie County communities of Greenville and Grand Chute to the north and Appleton to the northeast.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Village has a total area of 13.9 square miles (36.0 km2), of which 12.2 square miles (31.5 km2) is land and 1.7 square miles (4.5 km2), or 12.50%, is water.
St. Mary Catholic High School and St. Mary Catholic Middle School are located in Fox Crossing.
Points of Interest
Major transportation routes in Fox Crossing include:
|Interstate 41 and US 41 travels north to Appleton and Green Bay and south to Oshkosh and Milwaukee.|
|US 10 (Tri-County Expressway) travels east to Manitowoc and west to Waupaca, Stevens Point, and western Wisconsin.|
|WIS 114 (Plank Road) travels east to Harrison and Sherwood.|
|WIS 47 (Appleton Road) travels north to Appleton, Shawano, and northern Wisconsin.|
|County AP (Midway Road) travels east to Appleton.|
|County BB (Prospect Avenue) travels east to Appleton and west to WIS 76.|
|County CB (West Side Arterial) travels south to Neenah and north to Greenville.|
|County II (Winchester Road) travels east to Neenah and west to Winchester.|
|County P (Racine Road and Valley Road) travels east to Appleton and south to Menasha.|
- "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 28, 2019.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- "Fox Crossing, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Village of Fox Crossing, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Part of Town of Menasha officially becomes Fox Crossing". WLUK Fox 11. Sinclair Broadcast Group. Retrieved April 21, 2016.
- "Village of Fox Crossing now official". We Are Green Bay. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Retrieved April 21, 2016.
- "Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement Between Village of Fox Crossing and Town of Menasha" (PDF). August 17, 2016.
- Behr, Madeline (September 22, 2016). "It's official! Town of Menasha is no more". Retrieved September 27, 2016.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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