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Welcome to Whitewater ...

The Town of Whitewater is located in Walworth County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Whitewater has a population of 1,488 people<3> (see below for details).

Whitewater is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitewater had an population of 1,488 people. This is an increase of 1.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Whitewater had a population of 1,471 people. This makes Whitewater the county's 26th most populous community.

The population of Whitewater represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 595th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,471 people, the population of Whitewater increased 5.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,399 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Whitewater.

Communities near Whitewater ...

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

  • Janesville [Rock County]
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    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Whitewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,664 people
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  • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County]
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    • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Whitewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Elkhorn [Walworth County]
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    • Elkhorn [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,020 people
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  • Delavan [Walworth County]
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    • Delavan [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Whitewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,240 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mukwonago [Waukesha County]
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      • Mukwonago [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Whitewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mukwonago have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mukwonago [Waukesha County]
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      • Mukwonago [Waukesha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Whitewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mukwonago have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jefferson [Jefferson County]
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      • Jefferson [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Whitewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Milton [Rock County]
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      • Milton [Rock County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Whitewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,643 people
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    • Edgerton [Rock County]
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      • Edgerton [Rock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Whitewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,595 people
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    • Delavan [Walworth County]
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      • Delavan [Walworth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delavan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delavan

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitewater ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Walworth County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whitewater. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.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 Walworth, 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 Whitewater.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitewater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Whitewater) 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 Whitewater. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitewaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitewater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7972, Longitude: -88.7057       In this case, the coordinates for Whitewater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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