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Brown Deer, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Brown Deer ...

The village of Brown Deer is located in Milwaukee County.

The location of Brown Deer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brown Deer has a population of 11,964 people<2> (see below for details).

Brown Deer is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brown Deer had a population of 11,999 people. This makes Brown Deer the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Brown Deer represents 0.21% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,999 people, the population of Brown Deer decreased 1.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,170 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brown Deer had an population of 11,964 people. This is a decrease of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.69% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brown Deer.

Communities near Brown Deer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brown Deer and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Germantown   [Map]   19,982   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Milwaukee   [Map]   595,351   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brown Deer.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brown Deer. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brown Deer. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brown Deer.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brown Deer:

Websites for Brown Deer ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brown Deer ...

Looking for more information about Brown Deer? 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.

Looking for more information about Brown Deer? 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 Brown Deer, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brown Deer.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brown Deer.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brown Deer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brown Deer) 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 Brown Deer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brown Deer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brown Deer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1750, Longitude: -87.9748     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brown Deer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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