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Welcome to Merton ...

The Town of Merton is located in Waukesha County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Merton has a population of 8,611 people<3> (see below for details).

Merton is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Merton had an population of 8,611 people. This is an increase of 3.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Merton had a population of 8,338 people. This makes Merton the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Merton represents 0.15% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,338 people, the population of Merton increased 4.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,988 people).

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

Communities near Merton ...

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

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Merton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wauwatosa
    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Merton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauwatosa
  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Berlin
    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Merton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
  • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Merton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,115 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
      • 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.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menomonee Falls
      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Merton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,014 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonee Falls
    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mequon
      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Merton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mequon
    • Watertown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watertown
      • Watertown [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Merton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Germantown [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
      • Germantown [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Merton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Oconomowoc
      • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Merton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,981 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconomowoc
    • Hartford [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
      • Hartford [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Merton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,445 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Waukesha, 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 Merton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Merton - 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- Merton) 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 Merton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Merton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1567, Longitude: -88.3590       In this case, the coordinates for Merton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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