Oshkosh Area and University
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.
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
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:
• Fall semester 2003: September 3 – December 12. Fall break:
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
• 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.