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Welcome to Brookfield ...

The city of Brookfield is located in Waukesha County<1>.

The location of Brookfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brookfield has a population of 39,115 people<3> (see below for details).

Brookfield is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Brookfield lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookfield had an population of 39,115 people. This is an increase of 3.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookfield had a population of 37,920 people (or 9.73% of the total population of Waukesha County). This makes Brookfield the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Brookfield represents 0.67% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 37,920 people, the population of Brookfield decreased 1.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 38,649 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brookfield.

Communities Also Named Brookfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Brookfield - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Tennessee (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brookfield.

Communities near Brookfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brookfield.

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 590,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukee
  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
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    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,890 people
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  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,691 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
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      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,221 people
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    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
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      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,325 people
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    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,811 people
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    • Muskego [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muskego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muskego
      • Muskego [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muskego
    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mequon
      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,382 people
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    • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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      • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,696 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brookfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brookfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brookfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brookfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brookfield. See our Newspapers Page for Brookfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookfield ...

Looking for more information about Brookfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brookfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brookfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brookfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Waukesha County: www.waukeshacounty.gov/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Waukesha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brookfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brookfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brookfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0628, Longitude: -88.1198       In this case, the coordinates for Brookfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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