Living & Visiting

About Shawano


The City of Shawano is a thriving and growing community located 40 miles west of the Green Bay area in northeastern Wisconsin. With a population of 9,200 residents, the City offers excellent schools, 24 parks, miles of hiking and biking trails, safe neighborhoods, healthy economic growth, and a reemerging downtown.  

This City is home to the Wolf River, and Shawano Lake is located just at the edge of city limits.These waterways provide excellent opportunities for residents and visitors alike to participate in various water related activities. Year-round festivals, parades, and art fairs showcase Shawano's small-town charm and community spirit.

We value education. Shawano is home to an excellent public and private school system.  Northeast Wisconsin Technical College also has a Regional Learning Center located in Shawano and the College of Menominee Nation is located just north of Shawano and provides academic degrees in select baccalaureate and associate degree programs; diplomas in technical and trades areas; and a variety of continuing education options.

Please use the links to the left to learn more about the Shawano area. 

Welcome to Shawano! It's a great place to work, play, and live.