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Welcome to Cudahy ...

The city of Cudahy is located in Milwaukee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cudahy has a population of 18,129 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cudahy is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Cudahy ...

Official Website: www.ci.cudahy.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cudahy had an population of 18,129 people. This is a decrease of 0.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cudahy had a population of 18,267 people. This makes Cudahy the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Cudahy represents 0.32% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,267 people, the population of Cudahy has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,429 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cudahy ...

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

Communities near Cudahy ...

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

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cudahy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
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  • Racine [Racine County]
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    • Racine [Racine County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Cudahy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,237 people
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  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Cudahy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
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  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
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    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Cudahy
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cudahy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,084 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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      • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Cudahy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Cudahy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
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      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Cudahy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonee Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Cudahy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
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    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
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      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Cudahy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Cudahy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cudahy.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cudahy. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cudahy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cudahy ...

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

Adding Cudahy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cudahy 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 Cudahy was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Milwaukee County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cudahy: www.ci.cudahy.wi.us/

The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/

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 Milwaukee, 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 Cudahy.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cudahy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cudahy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cudahy. 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 CudahyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cudahy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9467, Longitude: -87.8648       In this case, the coordinates for Cudahy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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