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The location of Town of Vernon













Welcome to Vernon ...

The Town of Vernon is located in Waukesha County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Vernon has a population of 7,661 people<2> (see below for details).

Vernon is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Vernon had a population of 7,601 people. This makes Vernon the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Vernon represents 0.13% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,601 people, the population of Vernon increased 5.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,227 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Vernon had an population of 7,661 people. This is an increase of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Vernon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   N   18 miles [29 km]
Milwaukee   [Map]   595,351   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Vernon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Vernon - they are located in Connecticut, New York and Vermont.

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

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 Vernon. 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 Vernon. 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 Vernon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vernon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vernon. 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>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 Vernon.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vernon - 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 '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- Vernon) 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 Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Vernon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8914, Longitude: -88.2456     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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