Green Bay, Wisconsin

Brown County


Green Bay is a city ( with a status of "City" ) and the administrative seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, Green Bay had 104 057 inhabitants. It is the core city of a metropolitan Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.


Green Bay is located at the tip of the bay of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Fox River. The geographical coordinates of 44 ° 30'48 Green Bay are " north latitude and 88 ° 00'57 " west longitude. The city covers an area of ​​144.94 km ², spread over 117.77 km ² of land and 27.17 km ² water surface.

Neighboring cities of Green Bay, Bender Ville (20,2 km northeast), New Franken ( on the eastern city limits ), Bellevue and Allouez (at the southeastern outskirts ), Ashwaubenon ( on the southern city limits ), Hobart ( on the southwest city limits ) Pittsfield (20,8 km west-northwest ), Howard ( on the north- western city limit) and Suamico (16,2 km to the north ).

The nearest major cities are Milwaukee (189 km south), Chicago ( 334 km in the same direction), Wisconsin's capital Madison (219 km southwest), Eau Claire (308 miles west), the Twin Cities in Minnesota ( 448 km in the same direction) and Duluth on Lake Superior in Minnesota (524 km north-west ).


Green Bay has a harbor on Lake Michigan, which is also for large ships ( so-called Great Lakes ships and Seawaymax vessels) reachable. The Fox River is also developed for the inland waterways.

The Interstate 43 reaches its northern terminus in Green Bay. The U.S. Highway 41 leads as western bypass around the city center of Green Bay. U.S. Highway 141 runs through the center of the city. In addition, meet in the city of Green Bay, the Wisconsin State Highways 29, 32, 54, 57 and 172 together. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and urban roads.

Green Bay is a railway junction on the information currently Canadian National Railway belonging Wisconsin Central.

On the western edge is with the Austin Straubel International Airport is the fourth largest after the passengers traffic airport in Wisconsin. The next airports are the General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee (202 km south), the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago ( 314 km in the same direction) and the Minneapolis -Saint Paul International Airport (451 km west).


According to the census in 2010 lived in Green Bay 104 057 people in 42 244 households. The population density was 883.6 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 42 244 households lived statistically 2.39 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 77.9 percent white, 3.5 percent African American, 4.1 percent Native American, 4.0 percent Asian, 0.1 percent and 7.2 percent Polynesians from other ethnic groups; 3.1 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 13.4 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

24.7 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 64.0 percent were between 18 and 64 and 11.3 percent were 65 years or older. 50.6 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 42,484. The per capita income was $ 23,389. 16.3 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.


  • Cofrin Memorial Arboretum
  • National Railroad Museum
  • Neville Public Museum
  • University of Wisconsin- Green Bay
  • Roman Catholic St. Francis Xavier Cathedral ( 1880)
  • Lambeau Field, Packers Hall of Fame


Nationally and internationally, the city was known by its football team, the Green Bay Packers. So Green Bay is the smallest American city that still has its own NFL team. The stadium of the Packers, the Lambeau Field, is one of the last remaining open-air arenas in the NFL.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Ken Anderson (born 1976 ), professional wrestler
  • Jay DeMerit ( born 1979 ), football player
  • Frank Joseph Dewane ( born 1950 ), Bishop of Venice
  • Arnie Herber (1910-1969), American football player
  • Jim Knipfel (* 1965), writer
  • Christopher Kriesa (* 1949), actor
  • Donald A. Kuske (1922-1944), a fighter pilot in World War II, killed in an accident in Germany
  • Curly Lambeau (1898-1965), American football player and coach, co-founder of the Green Bay Packers
  • Steve Preisler, chemist and author
  • Tony Shalhoub ( born 1953 ), actor
  • Mona Simpson ( born June 14, 1957) writer
  • Zack Snyder ( b. 1966 ), director and actor

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