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Welcome to West Milwaukee ...

The village of West Milwaukee is located in Milwaukee County<1>.

The location of West Milwaukee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for West Milwaukee: W. Milwaukee

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Milwaukee has a population of 4,102 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of West Milwaukee.

West Milwaukee is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for West Milwaukee ...

Official Website: www.westmilwaukee.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Milwaukee had an population of 4,102 people. This is a decrease of 2.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Milwaukee had a population of 4,206 people. This makes West Milwaukee the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of West Milwaukee represents 0.07% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,206 people, the population of West Milwaukee has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,201 people).

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

Communities near West Milwaukee ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Milwaukee.

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of West Milwaukee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
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    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of West Milwaukee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of West Milwaukee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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  • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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    • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of West Milwaukee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,164 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
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      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of West Milwaukee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonee Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
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      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of West Milwaukee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
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    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
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      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of West Milwaukee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Muskego [Waukesha County]
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      • Muskego [Waukesha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of West Milwaukee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muskego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Caledonia [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Racine County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of West Milwaukee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,235 people
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    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mequon
      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of West Milwaukee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mequon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Milwaukee ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Milwaukee: www.westmilwaukee.org/

The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.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 Milwaukee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Milwaukee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Milwaukee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Milwaukee) 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 West Milwaukee. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West MilwaukeeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Milwaukee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0128, Longitude: -87.9701       In this case, the coordinates for West Milwaukee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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