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Welcome to Oconomowoc ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Oconomowoc has a population of 8,712 people<3> (see below for details).

Oconomowoc is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oconomowoc had an population of 8,712 people. This is an increase of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Oconomowoc had a population of 8,408 people. This makes Oconomowoc the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Oconomowoc represents 0.15% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,408 people, the population of Oconomowoc increased 12.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,451 people).

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

Communities near Oconomowoc ...

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

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Oconomowoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Oconomowoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,115 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
  • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Oconomowoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,014 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonee Falls
  • Watertown [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watertown
    • Watertown [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Oconomowoc
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,479 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Oconomowoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Oconomowoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,445 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Pewaukee [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pewaukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pewaukee
      • Pewaukee [Waukesha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Oconomowoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pewaukee
    • Richfield [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Oconomowoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,854 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Richfield [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Oconomowoc
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,530 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Sussex [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sussex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sussex
      • Sussex [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Oconomowoc
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,981 people
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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 Oconomowoc. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oconomowoc.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Waukesha County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oconomowoc. 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 Oconomowoc.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oconomowoc - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oconomowoc) 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 Oconomowoc. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oconomowoc

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oconomowoc. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1581, Longitude: -88.4715       In this case, the coordinates for Oconomowoc have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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