Nekoosa Wisconsin Homes for Sale

Welcome to Nekoosa, Wisconsin. The small town has been an integral part of Wisconsin for centuries. Its history goes back to the Winnebago tribe, which gave Nekoosa its name. In the Winnebago or Ho-Chunk language, “Nekoosa” means “running water.” As the name suggests, Nekoosa homes are known for their location among rapids and other water sources. Many Nekoosa residents are descended from river travelers, such as raftsmen hired to transport lumber through the area. If you’re considering Nekoosa real estate, you’re considering owning property in an area with rich history.

Respecting Heritage

Nekoosa’s residents are proud of their Winnebago Native American heritage. About 1.2% of the population is Native American, and another 1.7% identifies as belonging to two or more ethnicities, which may include Native American. Additionally, the town has recently added a school specifically designed to teach Ho Chunk language, history, and heritage to the district. Nekoosa is also known as the ancestral home of Chief Oshkosh, a revered Native American leader. 

Nekoosa Employment and Industry

Nekoosa’s first sawmill was built in 1831, and the town still relies on wood as a chief industry. It is also home to a large paper mill, formerly known as the Nekoosa Paper Company. The Nekoosa Paper Company merged with Port Edwards in 1908, creating the Nekoosa Edwards Paper Company (NEPCO). In 1990, NEPCO was purchased by Georgia Pacific, and later sold to the Canadian company Domtar. However, the original Nekoosa paper mill still exists.

Unique Things to Do

If you are looking for a unique small town with flair, consider Nekoosa homes for sale. It may be the place for you and your family! It offers several special activities, particularly around the holiday season. In the spring, Nekoosa hosts its Annual Walleye Days fishing event. At the Annual Nekoosa GIANT Pumpkin Fest, you'll find something for everyone! The fest is filled with fun events such as: giant pumpkin weigh-off, giant pumpkin drop, the great pumpkin bake-off, giant pumpkin carving, craft show, farm and flea market, antique tractor and small engine show, antique and classic car, motorcycle and truck show, pumpkin decorating and kids games, carnival and midway, music and lots of great food!

Popular Local Restaurants

The village is near large metropolitan areas full of popular restaurants, but its own eateries garner plenty of attention, as well. These include Romano’s Pizza, Trails End Bar and Grill (Americana cuisine), and the Lure Bar and Grill (seafood).

Contact Coldwell Banker Siewert Realtors today for more information about Nekoosa homes for sale.


Community Listings

Average List Price: $110,577
Average Days on Market: 227


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$247,500

1089 KINGS WAY Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: First Weber Inc
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$244,000

106 Juniper Ln Nekoosa, WI 54457

Condo
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Advantage LLC
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$239,999

381 Leeds Ct Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: First Weber Inc
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$239,900

407 Putter Tr Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Advantage LLC
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$239,900

474 Tomahawk TR Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Ebbe Realty
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$239,700

381 WHITE HORSE CT Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Ebbe Realty
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$239,000

1185 Arrowhead Tr Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Advantage LLC
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$234,900

1326 Apache Cir Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Belva Parr Realty
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$234,900

1165 & 1163 Fairway Tr Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Rome Realty LLC
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$234,000

120ac 8TH AVENUE Nekoosa, WI 54457

Lots and Land
Courtesy of: First Weber Inc
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$234,000

120ac 8TH AVENUE Nekoosa, WI 54457

Lots and Land
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$232,000

934 Sussex Ct Nekoosa, WI 54457

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: First Weber Inc

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