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Welcome to Germantown ...

The village of Germantown is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Germantown has a population of 20,116 people<3> (see below for details).

Germantown is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Germantown is located in the (262) area code.

Websites for Germantown ...

Official Website: www.village.germantown.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Germantown had an population of 20,116 people. This is an increase of 1.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Germantown had a population of 19,749 people (or 14.97% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Germantown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Germantown represents 0.35% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,749 people, the population of Germantown increased 8.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,260 people).

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

Communities Also Named Germantown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Germantown: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Richland County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 55 communities that are also named Germantown - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (4), Massachusetts (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio (6), Ontario, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Germantown ...

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

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milwaukee
    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 590,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukee
  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Allis
    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,890 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Allis
  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wauwatosa
    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauwatosa
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Berlin
      • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
      • 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.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menomonee Falls
      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,014 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonee Falls
    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • West Bend [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bend
      • West Bend [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mequon
      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Germantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mequon

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Germantown: www.village.germantown.wi.us/

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 Washington, 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 Germantown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Germantown - 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- Germantown) 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 Germantown. 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 Germantown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Germantown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2361, Longitude: -88.1204       In this case, the coordinates for Germantown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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