A city of Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties, Appleton is just by the River Fox. It is situated on some important rail routes. It has a regional airport of Outagamie County and is home to many renowned educational institutions, including the Lawrence University. Some of the largest employer's of the area are, Miller Electric, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton Papers, Mount Technology among others.Some notable companies also have their Headquarters here like the The Boldt Company, Luvata Appleton, Omini Associates among others.There is a great deal of tourist attraction, like the Hearthstone House, History Museum and also quite a few parks. Some Notable citizens are, Mary Agria, George Baldwin among others.