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We chose Waupaca first and foremost because of the sense of community, the art and creative culture that resides here... and the vibrant downtown.

Todd Jones
Owner, Loot Vintage Supply

If your job’s gone digital, it’s time to dial in to a better life. From lake views and fresh air to affordable housing and friendly neighbors, remote working in Waupaca comes with plenty of benefits. With internet speeds of 100+ mbps available throughout the area, you’ll have the world at your fingertips and the woods in your backyard.

Ready for something new? From manufacturing and technology to education and healthcare, Waupaca has an abundance of meaningful, family-supporting careers available across a range of industries. While the Waupaca Foundry employs roughly 1,800 employees in the City of Waupaca (providing great jobs in engineering, metallurgy, robotics, and production), Waupaca is also home to one of the largest veterans home facilities in the country, a critical access hospital, an excellent public school system, and a technical college. Whether you have an MD or a CDL, there is something for you in Waupaca.

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While we think Waupaca is the perfect place to live and work, our close proximity to Stevens Point, Appleton, and Oshkosh also makes it a great option for those who don’t mind a longer commute. Heading west on Highway 10, Stevens Point is an easy 30-minute drive. To the east, Appleton and Oshkosh are just 40 minutes away. By making Waupaca your home, you become not only that much closer to nature but also integrated into a regional economy that includes several University of Wisconsin campuses and Fortune 1000 companies including Oshkosh Corporation, Schneider National, Sentry Insurance Group, and Plexus. US Highway 10 and State Highways 49 & 57 make Waupaca an easy place to travel by car, and the Waupaca Municipal Airport facilitates convenient connections to wider business and travel networks by private jet.

Waupaca has a strong culture of entrepreneurship. If you are looking to start your business in a location that is well-connected to the regional transportation system by car, train, and plane, benefits from high-speed internet and reliable cellphone service, and offers a lifestyle of choice for you and your family, we would love to talk. Waupaca is home to a robust network of entrepreneurial support organizations, including the Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce, the Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation, Fox Valley Technical College—Waupaca Regional Center, UW Stevens Point, UW Extension—Waupaca County, and more. Whether you need help writing a business plan, accessing financing, or identifying a business site, you will find the resources and support you need in Waupaca to turn your dream into a thriving reality.

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Waupaca is a great place to start a business. And we’re here to help.

Terri Schulz
President Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce

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