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Welcome to Little Prairie ...

Little Prairie is located in Walworth County<1>.

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

Little Prairie is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Little Prairie to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Little Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Little Prairie - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Louisiana and Missouri.

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

Communities near Little Prairie ...

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

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconomowoc
    • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Little Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,160 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oconomowoc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconomowoc
  • Whitewater [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewater
    • Whitewater [Walworth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Little Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewater
  • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Atkinson
    • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Little Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Atkinson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burlington [Racine County]
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      • Burlington [Racine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Little Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Elkhorn [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
      • Elkhorn [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Little Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,020 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
      • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukesha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
    • Delafield [Waukesha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delafield
      • Delafield [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Little Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,935 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delafield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delafield
    • Delavan [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delavan
      • Delavan [Walworth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Little Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delavan
    • Mukwonago [Waukesha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mukwonago
      • Mukwonago [Waukesha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Little Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mukwonago have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mukwonago

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little Prairie ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Walworth County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.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 Walworth, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Little Prairie) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8389, Longitude: -88.5390       In this case, the coordinates for Little Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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