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Welcome to Twin Lakes ...

The village of Twin Lakes is located in Kenosha County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Twin Lakes: Twin Lks.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Twin Lakes has a population of 6,211 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Twin Lakes is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Twin Lakes: (262)

The ZIP code for Twin Lakes: 53181<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Twin Lakes had an population of 6,211 people. This is an increase of 3.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Twin Lakes had a population of 5,989 people. This makes Twin Lakes the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Twin Lakes represents 0.11% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,989 people, the population of Twin Lakes increased 16.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,124 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Twin Lakes.

Communities Also Named Twin Lakes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Twin Lakes - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4) and Utah.

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

Communities near Twin Lakes ...

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

  • McHenry [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McHenry
    • McHenry [McHenry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Twin Lakes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,100 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McHenry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McHenry<7>
  • Round Lake Beach [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Lake Beach
    • Round Lake Beach [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Lake Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Lake Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Round Lake Beach<7>
  • Woodstock [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock [McHenry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Twin Lakes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,097 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<7>
  • Pleasant Prairie [Kenosha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Prairie
    • Pleasant Prairie [Kenosha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Twin Lakes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,373 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Prairie
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grayslake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayslake
      • Grayslake [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grayslake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayslake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayslake<7>
    • Round Lake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Lake
      • Round Lake [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Round Lake<7>
    • Salem Lakes [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem Lakes
      • Salem Lakes [Kenosha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Twin Lakes
      • Former names for Salem Lakes:
      • Salem
      • Silver Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Lakes
    • Antioch [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antioch have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antioch<7>
    • Lindenhurst [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindenhurst
      • Lindenhurst [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindenhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lindenhurst has also been known as:
      • Lindenhurst village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindenhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindenhurst<7>
    • Beach Park [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beach Park
      • Beach Park [Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Twin Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beach Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beach Park<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twin Lakes ...

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

Adding Twin Lakes to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Kenosha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Twin Lakes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kenosha County: www.co.kenosha.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 Kenosha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Twin Lakes.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Twin Lakes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Twin Lakes). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Twin Lakes or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twin Lakes) 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 Twin Lakes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twin LakesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5322, Longitude: -88.2486    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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