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Welcome to Lake Five ...

Lake Five is primarily located in Washington County<1>. A portion of Lake Five extends into Waukesha County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Five: Lk. Five

Lake Five is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Lake Five: (262)

Communities near Lake Five ...

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

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Lake Five
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 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 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Lake Five
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
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  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
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    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Lake Five
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauwatosa
  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Lake Five
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Lake Five
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
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      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Lake Five
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonee Falls
    • West Bend [Washington County]
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      • West Bend [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Lake Five
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
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      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Lake Five
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mequon
    • Germantown [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
      • Germantown [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Lake Five
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,057 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germantown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconomowoc
      • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Lake Five
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oconomowoc have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconomowoc

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

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

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

Adding Lake Five to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Five - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake Five) 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 Lake Five. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake FiveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Five. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1925, Longitude: -88.2716    
<4>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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