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The location of Whitefish Bay

Welcome to Whitefish Bay ...

The village of Whitefish Bay is located in Milwaukee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Whitefish Bay has a population of 13,950 people<2> (see below for details).

Whitefish Bay is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitefish Bay had a population of 14,110 people. This makes Whitefish Bay the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Whitefish Bay represents 0.25% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,110 people, the population of Whitefish Bay has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,163 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Whitefish Bay had an population of 13,950 people. This is a decrease of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Whitefish Bay.

Communities near Whitefish Bay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,996   SW   18 miles [29 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitefish Bay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Whitefish Bay: This one is located in Milwaukee County and the other is located in Door County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Whitefish Bay - they are located in and Ontario.

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

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 Whitefish Bay. 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 Whitefish Bay. 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 Whitefish Bay.

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

Websites for Whitefish Bay ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitefish Bay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Milwaukee County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Whitefish Bay:

The official website for Milwaukee County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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 Whitefish Bay.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitefish Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1125, Longitude: -87.9009     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitefish Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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