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Town of West Bend, Wisconsin

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Welcome to West Bend ...

The Town of West Bend is located in Washington County.

A typical abbreviation for West Bend: W. Bend

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of West Bend has a population of 4,745 people<1> (see below for details).

West Bend is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

West Bend is located in the (262) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of West Bend had a population of 4,774 people. This makes West Bend the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of West Bend represents 0.08% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,774 people, the population of West Bend decreased 1.24% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,834 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, West Bend had an population of 4,745 people. This is a decrease of 0.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Bend.

Communities near West Bend ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Bend and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Brown Deer   [Map]   12,011   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedarburg   [Map]   11,518   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Germantown   [Map]   20,027   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grafton   [Map]   11,568   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hartford   [Map]   14,605   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   36,769   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Bend. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Bend. 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 West Bend.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) West Bend. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Bend.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Bend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in West Bend. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Bend) 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 West Bend. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of West Bend

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3958, Longitude: -88.2320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for West Bend.