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Oshkosh Area and University Facts

Information about the City of Oshkosh and the Fox River Valley, with links to area attractions, can be found at the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Oshkosh Facts

Settled in 1836 Oshkosh is located in the Fox River Valley (altitude 767 feet) in Northeast Wisconsin on the western shore of Lake Winnebago. The City of Oshkosh has a population of 63,192 (2000 census). The Fox River Valley has a population that exceeds .25 million.


• Average Temperature
x January 16.2 F
x July 69.7 F
x Annual 45.4 F
• Average Annual Precipitation 30.5 inches
• Average Annual Snowfall 46.0 inches
• Oshkosh is on Central Time. Noon in Wisconsin is 2:00 p.m. in New Brunswick.

University Facts

Located on the Fox River, which enters Lake Winnebago in the downtown area, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is the third largest university in the state.

• Over 11,000 students enrolled in fall 2002
• Spring semester 2003: February 1 – May 16. Spring break: March 15-23
• Fall semester 2003: September 3 – December 12. Fall break: November 26-30

Fredericton, New Brunswick Area and University Facts

Information about Fredericton, New Brunswick (the Provincial capital) and Maritime New Brunswick can be found at the City of Fredericton.

• Fredericton has 46,507 people living in the City Centre (1996 census) and 110,656 in the
x Greater Fredericton Region.
• Fredericton is on Atlantic Time. Noon in Fredericton is 10:00 a.m. in Oshkosh.
• Located high above the Saint John River the University of New Brunswick in the oldest
x university in Canada
• Instruction is in English
• Enrollment is 9,000 full-time students in Fredericton and 2,000 in Saint John.

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