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1890 Communities Near Waukesha ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Waukesha in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Waukesha.

Big Bend   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waukesha
 - Big Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookfield   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 82 people (with 38,045 people in 2017)
 - Brookfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Racine County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Waukesha
 - Caldwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Waukesha
 - Calhoun had a post office and railroad service
 
Delafield   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 191 people (with 7,526 people in 2017)
 - Delafield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dousman   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 2,314 people in 2017)
 - Dousman had a post office and railroad service
 
Duplainville   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 41 people
 - Duplainville had a post office and railroad service
 
Durham   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waukesha
 - Durham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elm Grove   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 6,170 people in 2017)
 - Elm Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Genesee   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 218 people
 - Genesee had a post office and railroad service
 
Genesee Depot   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 226 people
 - Genesee Depot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hales Corners   (Milwaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 263 people (with 7,642 people in 2017)
 - Hales Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hartland   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 486 people (with 9,279 people in 2017)
 - Hartland had a post office and railroad service
 
Marcy   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 184 people
 - Marcy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mukwonago   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 356 people (with 7,947 people in 2017)
 - Mukwonago had a post office and railroad service
 
Muskego   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 24,996 people in 2017)
 - Muskego had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nashotah   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 1,367 people in 2017)
 - Nashotah had a post office and railroad service
 
New Berlin   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Waukesha
 - New Berlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Prairie   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 2,222 people in 2017)
 - North Prairie had a post office and railroad service
 
Ottawa   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Ottawa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pewaukee   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 680 people
 - Pewaukee had a post office and railroad service
 
Prospect   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Prospect had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Martins   (Milwaukee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waukesha
 - Saint Martins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sussex   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 10,819 people in 2017)
 - Sussex had a post office and railroad service
 
Tess Corners   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Tess Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Wales   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waukesha
 - Wales had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterville   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Waterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waukesha   (Waukesha County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Waukesha
 - 1895 population of 6,321 people (with 72,489 people in 2017)
 - Waukesha had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Waukesha, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Waukesha. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waukesha) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waukesha. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Waukesha

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waukesha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9645, Longitude: -88.2493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waukesha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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