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Welcome to Muskego ...

The city of Muskego is located in Waukesha County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Muskego has a population of 25,145 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Muskego is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Muskego ...

Official Website: www.ci.muskego.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Muskego had an population of 25,145 people. This is an increase of 4.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Muskego had a population of 24,135 people (or 6.19% of the total population of Waukesha County). This makes Muskego the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Muskego represents 0.42% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,135 people, the population of Muskego increased 12.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,397 people).

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

Adding Muskego to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near Muskego ...

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

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milwaukee
    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Muskego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukee
  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Muskego
    • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Muskego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Allis
  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wauwatosa
    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Muskego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,084 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Wauwatosa
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Muskego
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
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      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Muskego
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonee Falls
    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Muskego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Creek
      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Muskego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Creek
    • Mount Pleasant [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Racine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Muskego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,048 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Caledonia [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Racine County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Muskego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Muskego ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Waukesha County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Muskego: www.ci.muskego.wi.us/

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 Muskego.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Muskego - 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- Muskego) 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 Muskego. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MuskegoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muskego. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8911, Longitude: -88.1229       In this case, the coordinates for Muskego have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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