Winnebago, Wisconsin

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Winnebago, Wisconsin
Looking north at Winnebago's sign
Looking north at Winnebago's sign
Winnebago, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Winnebago, Wisconsin
Winnebago, Wisconsin
Winnebago, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Winnebago, Wisconsin
Winnebago, Wisconsin
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°04′33″N 88°31′30″W / 44.07583°N 88.52500°W / 44.07583; -88.52500
Country United States
State Wisconsin
235 m (771 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
GNIS feature ID1577889[1]

Winnebago is an unincorporated community in the Town of Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States.[1][2] It is located just outside the northeast edge of the city of Oshkosh.[3] The Winnebago Mental Health Institute is located in Winnebago.[4] The ZIP code is: 54985.[5] U.S. Route 45 ran through the community until the road's route was moved west; the former route is now occupied by County Highway A.

2017 water issues[edit]

The community residents began receiving water and sewer utilities from the Winnebago Health Institute in the 1940s.[6] In April 2017, 24 community residents received a letter from the state of Wisconsin stating that it will be shutting off their water and sewer on August 1, 2017.[6] The institute receives water from the City of Oshkosh which annexed the institute in 1998; the institute had sent letters to the town and city asking for them to come up with a solution.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Winnebago, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
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  6. ^ a b c Ronallo, Alex. "State threatens to shut off Winnebago water". WLUK. Retrieved April 15, 2017.