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Wind Point, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Wind Point ...

The village of Wind Point is located in Racine County.

A typical abbreviation for Wind Point: Wind Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wind Point has a population of 1,707 people<1> (see below for details).

Wind Point is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Wind Point is located in the (262) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wind Point had a population of 1,723 people. This makes Wind Point the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Wind Point represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 507th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,723 people, the population of Wind Point decreased 7.02% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,853 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wind Point had an population of 1,707 people. This is a decrease of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.88% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wind Point.

Communities near Wind Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Caledonia   [Map]   25,002   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kenosha   [Map]   99,877   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   26,525   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,996   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Wind Point. 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 Wind Point. 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 Wind Point.

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

Websites for Wind Point ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wind Point ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Wind Point. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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 ...

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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 Wind Point.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wind Point - 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Wind Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wind Point) 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 Wind Point. 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 Wind Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wind Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7817, Longitude: -87.7731     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wind Point 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 Wind Point.


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