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Welcome to Hales Corners ...

The village of Hales Corners is located in Milwaukee County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hales Corners: Hales Cors.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hales Corners for more information about variations on the name of Hales Corners.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hales Corners has a population of 7,578 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hales Corners is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hales Corners had an population of 7,578 people. This is a decrease of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hales Corners had a population of 7,692 people. This makes Hales Corners the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Hales Corners represents 0.14% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,692 people, the population of Hales Corners has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,765 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hales Corners.

Communities Also Named Hales Corners ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hales Corners - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Hales Corners ...

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

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milwaukee
    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hales Corners
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukee
  • Racine [Racine County]
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    • Racine [Racine County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Hales Corners
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Hales Corners
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
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  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
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    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Hales Corners
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hales Corners
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hales Corners
      • 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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    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
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      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Hales Corners
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
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    • Mount Pleasant [Racine County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Racine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Hales Corners
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Caledonia [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Racine County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hales Corners
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,235 people
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    • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Milwaukee
      • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Hales Corners
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,673 people
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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 Hales Corners. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hales Corners.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hales Corners ...

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

Adding Hales Corners to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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 Hales Corners.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hales Corners - 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- Hales Corners) 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 Hales Corners. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hales CornersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hales Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9406, Longitude: -88.0495       In this case, the coordinates for Hales Corners have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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