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Welcome to Caledonia ...

Caledonia is located in Racine County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Caledonia has a population of 25,265 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Caledonia.

Caledonia is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Caledonia lies within the (262) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Caledonia had an population of 25,265 people. This is an increase of 2.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Caledonia had a population of 24,705 people (or 12.64% of the total population of Racine County). This makes Caledonia the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Caledonia represents 0.43% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,705 people, the population of Caledonia increased 4.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,614 people).

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

Communities Also Named Caledonia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Caledonia - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Caledonia ...

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

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukee
  • Kenosha [Kenosha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenosha
    • Kenosha [Kenosha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,570 people
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  • Racine [Racine County]
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    • Racine [Racine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,237 people
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  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
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    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
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      • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,084 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauwatosa
    • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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      • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
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    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Creek
      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Creek
    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
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      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Mount Pleasant [Racine County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Racine County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,048 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant

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 Caledonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Caledonia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Caledonia. 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 Caledonia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caledonia ...

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

Adding Caledonia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Caledonia 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 Caledonia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Caledonia on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Racine County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Racine County: www.racineco.com/

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 Racine, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Caledonia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caledonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Caledonia) 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 Caledonia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CaledoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caledonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8075, Longitude: -87.9248    
<5>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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