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The location of Menomonee Falls









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Menomonee Falls.

This page contains six sections:

Around Menomonee Falls ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It lies just southeast of Menomonee Falls. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenosha. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Menomonee Falls and has a population of 99,900 people.

For comparison, Menomonee Falls has a population of 37,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   S   5 miles [8 km]
Caledonia   [Map]   25,002   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,809   N   46 miles [74 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   S   18 miles [29 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   26,525   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,996   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oak Creek   [Map]   36,354   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Racine   [Map]   77,542   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sheboygan   [Map]   48,329   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,489   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   48,277   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
West Allis   [Map]   59,934   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,596   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brookfield   [Map]   6,272   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brown Deer   [Map]   11,964   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,816   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elm Grove   [Map]   6,170   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Germantown   [Map]   245   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Germantown   [Map]   19,982   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lannon   [Map]   1,200   W   Less than 2 miles
Lisbon   [Map]   10,542   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mequon   [Map]   24,159   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Merton   [Map]   3,679   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pewaukee   [Map]   14,476   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pewaukee   [Map]   8,177   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Richfield   [Map]   11,696   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Richfield   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sussex   [Map]   10,819   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Menomonee Falls, please visit our County-by-County Page for Menomonee Falls.

Waukesha County ...

Menomonee Falls is located in Waukesha County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Waukesha County: Dodge, Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth & Washington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Menomonee Falls ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Menomonee Falls.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Menomonee Falls. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Menomonee Falls. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Menomonee Falls ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Menomonee Falls.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Capitol Airport (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   ESE   5 miles [8 km]
Waukesha Co. Airport  (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
West Bend Muni. (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hartford Muni. (FAA ID: HXF)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Menomonee Falls.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Menomonee Falls. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   W   61 miles [98.2 km]
O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   S   81 miles [130.4 km]
Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   SW   82 miles [132 km]
Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   S   95 miles [152.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl. (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   SW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Chicago Exec.  (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   S   72 miles [115.9 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl.  (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Austin Straubel Intl. (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   N   92 miles [148.1 km]
Muskegon Co. Airport  (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]   E   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Capitol Airport (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]   ESE   5 miles [8 km]
Waukesha Co. Airport  (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
West Bend Muni. (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hartford Muni. (FAA ID: HXF)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
  Website for General Mitchell International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
  Website for Dane County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Muskegon Co. Airport   (MKG/KMKG)   [Map]
  Website for Muskegon County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
  Website for Waukesha County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Bend Muni.   (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John H. Batten Airport   (RAC/KRAC)   [Map]
  Website for John H. Batten Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
  Website for O'Hare International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Watertown Muni.   (ICAO: KRYV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Burlington Muni.   (ICAO: KBUU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
  Website for Rockford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
  Website for Midway International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
  Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
  Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
  Website for Chicago Executive Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
  Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Menomonee Falls: www.menomonee-falls.org/

The official website for Waukesha County: www.waukeshacounty.gov/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Menomonee Falls.

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<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Menomonee Falls) 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 Menomonee Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Menomonee Falls

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menomonee Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1472, Longitude: -88.1259     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Menomonee Falls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Menomonee Falls), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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