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Waukesha County, created in 1846 from Milwaukee County, is named for the Pottawatomi word "waugooshance" which means "little foxes." Located in southeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Waukesha.

Land Area 555.58 sq miles
Water Area 24.91 sq miles
Elevation 821 ft at Waukesha. 1,235 ft at Lapham Hill.
Number of Lakes 118
Area in Lakes 15,156 acres (23.68 sq miles)
Rivers Ashippun, Bark, Fox, Menomonee, Oconomowoc, Scuppernong
Major Watershed Rock River (West), Fox River (East)
Geographical Province Eastern Ridges and Lowlands
Natural Vegetation East and northwest: sugar maple, basswood, and elm. Central: large area of oak savanna. South: a few areas of sugar maple.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
52,358
231,335
280,203
304,715
360,767
 
Border Counties  
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West:
Dodge County, Washington County
Milwaukee County
Walworth County, Racine County
Jefferson County

Waukesha County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.waukeshacounty.gov
County Administrator Department of Administration
1320 Pewaukee Road, Room 320
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-548-7020
Board of Supervisors County Board
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
1320 Pewaukee Rd, Rm 120
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-548-7010
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts
515 W Moreland Blvd, Room C108
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-896-8525
County Sheriff Sheriff
515 W Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-548-7125
Health Department Health and Human Services
500 Riverview
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-548-7212
County Parks Parks System
1320 Pewaukee Road, Rm 230
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-896-8300
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
1320 Pewaukee Rd, Rm 110
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-548-7863
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Waukesha County
1320 Pewaukee Rd, Rm G22
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-548-7770
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Brookfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.
17100 W Bluemound Rd Ste 203
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: 262-789-0220
  Butler Area Chamber of Commerce
12808 W Hampton Ave
Butler, WI 53007
Phone: 262-781-5195
  Delafield Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Council
421 Main Street
PO Box 180171
Delafield, WI 53018-0171
Phone: 262-646-8100
Toll Free: 888-294-1082
  Dousman Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 2
Dousman, WI 53118-0002
Phone: 262-965-3792
  Eagle Business Association
PO Box 272
Eagle, WI 53119
Phone: 262-594-3114
  Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce
1305 N Barker Rd Ste 5
Brookfield, WI 53045-5216
Phone: 262-786-1886
  Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce
140 E Capitol Dr
Hartland, WI 53029-2104
Phone: 262-367-7059
  Menomonee Falls Community Chamber
N88 W16621 Appleton Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI 53052
Phone: 262-251-2430
  Menomonee Falls Village Centre BID
N88 W16712 Appleton Ave
PO Box 1001
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Phone: 262-251-8797
  Mukwonago Area Chamber of Commerce
801 Main St Suite 1
Mukwonago, WI 53149
Phone: 262-363-7758
  Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce
S74 W16894 Janesville Rd
PO Box 234
Muskego, WI 53150
Phone: 414-422-1155
  New Berlin Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
13825 W National Ave, Suite 109A
P.O. Box 510184
New Berlin, WI 53151-0184
Phone: 262-786-5280
  Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce
175 E Wisconsin Ave
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Phone: 262-567-2666
  Oconomowoc Convention & Visitors Bureau
174 E Wisconsin Ave
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Phone: 262-569-2185
Toll Free: 800-524-3744
  Pewaukee Chamber of Commerce
1285 Sunnyridge Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 262-691-8851
  Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce
N64 W24050 Main St, Suite 201
Sussex, WI 53089
Phone: 262-246-4940
  Waukesha & Pewaukee CVB
N14W23755 Stone Ridge Dr, Suite 225
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-542-0330
Free: 800-366-8474
  Waukesha County Business Alliance
2717 N Grandview Blvd Suite 204
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-542-4249
  Waukesha County Economic Development Corporation
892 Main Street, Suite D
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 262-695-7900

Historical and Genealogical Societies Big Bend-Vernon Historical Society
PO Box 68
Big Bend, WI 53103-0068
Phone: 262-662-3082
  Elmbrook Historical Society
PO Box 292
Brookfield, WI 53008-0292
Phone: 262-782-4057
E-mail
  Genesee Historical Society
PO Box 52
Genesee Depot, WI 53127-0052
Phone: 262-549-3239
  Hartland Historical Society
PO Box 54
Hartland, WI 53029
Phone: 262-367-2979
  Hawks Inn Historical Society
PO Box 104
Delafield, WI 53018
Phone: 262-968-2216
  Menomonee Falls Historical Society
PO Box 91
Menomonee Falls, WI 53052-0091
Phone: 262-255-1776
  Muskego Historical Society
PO Box 137
Muskego, WI 53150
Phone: 414-422-1155
  New Berlin Historical Society
5575 S Maberry Ln
New Berlin, WI 53146
Phone: 262-679-1783
  Oconomowoc Historical Society
103 W Jefferson St
Oconomowoc, WI 53066-0969
Phone: 262-567-5272
  Pewaukee Area Historical Society
PO Box 104
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 262-691-0233
  Waukesha County Genealogical Society
PO Box 1541
Waukesha, WI 53187-1541
  Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum
101 W Main St
Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 262-521-2859
E-mail
  Waukesha Engine Historical Society
1000 W St Paul Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-549-2606
  Wisconsin Postal History Society
N95 W32259 County Line Rd
Hartland, WI 53029
Phone: 262-966-7096
  WIGenWebProject, Waukesha County

Waukesha County - Waukesha County Federated Library System www.wcfls.lib.wi.us
Alice Baker Memorial Public Library
820 East Main Street
Eagle 53119
262-594-2800

Big Bend Public Library
W230 S9175 Nevins Street
Big Bend 53103
262-662-3571

Brookfield Public Library
1900 N Calhoun Road
Brookfield 53005
262-782-4140

Butler Public Library
12621 W Hampton Avenue
Butler 53007
262-783-2535
Delafield Public Library
500 Genesee St
Delafield
262-646-6230

Elm Grove Public Library
13600 Juneau Blvd
Elm Grove 53122
262-782-6717

Hartland Public Library
110 E Park Ave
Hartland 53029
262-367-3350

Menomonee Falls Public Library
W156 N8436 Pilgrim Rd
Menomonee Falls 53051
262-532-8900
Mukwonago Community Library
300 Washington Avenue
Mukwonago 53149
262-363-6411

Muskego Public Library
S73 W16663 Janesville Road
Muskego 53150
262-971-2100

New Berlin Public Library
15105 Library Lane
New Berlin 53151
262-785-4980

Oconomowoc Public Library
200 South Street
Oconomowoc 53066
262-569-2193
Pewaukee Public Library
210 Main Street
Pewaukee 53072
262-691-5670

Pauline Haass Public Library
N64 W23820 Main St
Sussex 53089
262-246-5181

Town Hall Library
N76 W31429 Hwy VV
North Lake 53064
262-966-2933

Waukesha Public Library
321 Wisconsin Avenue
Waukesha 53186
262-524-3680
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