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Welcome to Brookfield ...
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 39,155 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Brookfield.
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 39,155 people. This is an increase of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.31% 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.
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.
Adding Brookfield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Brookfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brookfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brookfield on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022