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Greenfield, Wisconsin

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The location of Greenfield

Welcome to Greenfield ...

The city of Greenfield is located in Milwaukee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Greenfield has a population of 36,827 people<2> (see below for details).

Greenfield is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenfield had a population of 36,720 people. This makes Greenfield the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Greenfield represents 0.65% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,720 people, the population of Greenfield increased 3.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 35,476 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greenfield had an population of 36,827 people. This is an increase of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.81% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Greenfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Caledonia   [Map]   25,002   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Milwaukee   [Map]   595,351   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   26,525   S   18 miles [29 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greenfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 66 communities that are also named Greenfield - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah (2) and Virginia (6).

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

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 Greenfield. 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 Greenfield. 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 Greenfield. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Greenfield ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Milwaukee County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greenfield:

The official website for Milwaukee County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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 Greenfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenfield - 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 '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- Greenfield) 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 Greenfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9628, Longitude: -88.0056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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