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Saint Francis, Wisconsin

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The location of Saint Francis

Welcome to Saint Francis ...

The city of Saint Francis is located in Milwaukee County.

The location of Saint Francis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Francis: St. Francis

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Saint Francis has a population of 9,442 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Francis is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Francis had a population of 9,365 people. This makes Saint Francis the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Saint Francis represents 0.16% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,365 people, the population of Saint Francis increased 8.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,662 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Saint Francis had an population of 9,442 people. This is an increase of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Francis.

Communities near Saint Francis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Saint Francis and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Milwaukee   [Map]   595,351   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Creek   [Map]   36,354   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Saint Francis.

Communities Also Named Saint Francis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Saint Francis - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota (3), Ohio, South Dakota and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Francis.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Francis. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Francis. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Francis.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Saint Francis:

Websites for Saint Francis ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Francis ...

Looking for more information about Saint Francis? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Francis.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Francis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Saint Francis) 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 Saint Francis. 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 Saint Francis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Francis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9708, Longitude: -87.8717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Francis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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