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Welcome to Fox Point ...

The village of Fox Point is located in Milwaukee County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fox Point: Fox Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fox Point has a population of 6,551 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fox Point is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Fox Point ...

Official Website: www.vil.fox-point.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fox Point had an population of 6,551 people. This is a decrease of 2.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fox Point had a population of 6,701 people. This makes Fox Point the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Fox Point represents 0.12% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,701 people, the population of Fox Point decreased 4.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,012 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fox Point.

Communities Also Named Fox Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Fox Point - they are located in Illinois, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Rhode Island and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Fox Point ...

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

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Fox Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
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  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Fox Point
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fox Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
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  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
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    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Fox Point
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fox Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Fox Point
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Fox Point
      • 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]
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      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fox Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
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    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
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      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fox Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
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    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
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      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Fox Point
      • 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 Fox Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fox Point.

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

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

Adding Fox Point to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fox Point: www.vil.fox-point.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 Fox Point.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fox Point - 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' (or 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- Fox Point) 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 Fox Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fox PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1583, Longitude: -87.9018       In this case, the coordinates for Fox Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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