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Welcome to Mukwonago ...

The village of Mukwonago is primarily located in Waukesha County<1>. A portion of Mukwonago extends into Walworth County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mukwonago has a population of 8,067 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mukwonago is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mukwonago had an population of 8,067 people. This is an increase of 9.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mukwonago had a population of 7,355 people. This makes Mukwonago the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Mukwonago represents 0.13% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,355 people, the population of Mukwonago increased 19.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,162 people).

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

Communities near Mukwonago ...

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

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mukwonago
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
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  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
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    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Mukwonago
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
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  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mukwonago
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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  • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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    • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Mukwonago
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
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      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mukwonago
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
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    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
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      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Mukwonago
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Muskego [Waukesha County]
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      • Muskego [Waukesha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Mukwonago
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muskego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County]
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      • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Mukwonago
      • 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.
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    • Pewaukee [Waukesha County]
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      • Pewaukee [Waukesha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Mukwonago
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pewaukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greendale [Milwaukee County]
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      • Greendale [Milwaukee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Mukwonago
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greendale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Mukwonago. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mukwonago.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mukwonago ...

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

Adding Mukwonago to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Mukwonago on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

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About Waukesha County

About Wisconsin

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mukwonago. 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 Mukwonago.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mukwonago - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Mukwonago) 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 Mukwonago. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MukwonagoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mukwonago. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8664, Longitude: -88.3312       In this case, the coordinates for Mukwonago have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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