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Welcome to Shorewood ...

The village of Shorewood is located in Milwaukee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shorewood has a population of 13,163 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Shorewood is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Shorewood ...

Official Website: www.villageofshorewood.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shorewood had an population of 13,163 people (or a decrease of 4.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shorewood had a population of 13,162 people. This makes Shorewood the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Shorewood represents 0.23% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,162 people, the population of Shorewood decreased 4.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,763 people).

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

Communities Also Named Shorewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Shorewood - they are located in Florida, Illinois (3), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York (2), Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Shorewood ...

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

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Shorewood
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Shorewood
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Shorewood
    • 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
  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Berlin
    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Shorewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Shorewood
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menomonee Falls
      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Shorewood
      • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Shorewood
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Shorewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Creek
    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Shorewood
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Muskego [Waukesha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muskego
      • Muskego [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Shorewood
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muskego

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

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

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

Adding Shorewood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Shorewood 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 Shorewood was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Milwaukee County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shorewood: www.villageofshorewood.org/

The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/

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 Milwaukee, 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 Shorewood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shorewood - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shorewood) 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 Shorewood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShorewoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shorewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0914, Longitude: -87.8862       In this case, the coordinates for Shorewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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