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Welcome to Whitewater ...

The city of Whitewater is primarily located in Walworth County. A portion of Whitewater extends into Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Whitewater has a population of 14,517 people<1> (see below for details).

Whitewater is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Whitewater: 53190<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitewater had a population of 14,390 people (or 14.08% of the total population of Walworth County). This makes Whitewater the county's most populous community.

The population of Whitewater represents 0.25% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,390 people, the population of Whitewater increased 7.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,437 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Whitewater had an population of 14,517 people. This is an increase of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Whitewater ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Whitewater and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Delavan   [Map]   5,326   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Delavan   [Map]   8,385   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   5,552   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   9,853   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Atkinson   [Map]   12,541   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,159   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitewater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Whitewater - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Manitoba, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Ohio and Oregon.

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

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 Whitewater. 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 Whitewater. 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 Whitewater. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

Websites for Whitewater ...

Official Website: www.ci.whitewater.wi.us/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Whitewater? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Whitewater.

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) Whitewater. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Whitewater: www.ci.whitewater.wi.us/

The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Whitewater). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Whitewater or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Whitewater. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitewater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitewater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8317, Longitude: -88.7354     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitewater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Whitewater.