A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Wauwatosa ...
The location of Wauwatosa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wauwatosa has a population of 48,191 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Wauwatosa.
Wauwatosa is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wauwatosa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Wauwatosa ...
Official Website: www.wauwatosa.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wauwatosa had an population of 48,191 people. This is an increase of 3.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wauwatosa had a population of 46,396 people. This makes Wauwatosa the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Wauwatosa represents 0.82% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 46,396 people, the population of Wauwatosa decreased 1.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 47,271 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wauwatosa.
Communities near Wauwatosa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wauwatosa.
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 Wauwatosa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wauwatosa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wauwatosa. 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 Wauwatosa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wauwatosa. See our Newspapers Page for Wauwatosa.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wauwatosa ...
Looking for more information about Wauwatosa? 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 Wauwatosa, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wauwatosa.
Adding Wauwatosa to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wauwatosa 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 Wauwatosa was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wauwatosa on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wauwatosa: www.wauwatosa.net/
The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022