Waukesha County

Waukesha County
Town of Waukesha, Waukesha County; Photographer: Kris Cook
County Seat: Waukesha
Address:

515 W. Moreland Blvd.

City: Waukesha
Zip: 53188
Phone: 262-548-7010
Land Area: 555.6 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
Vegetation:

East and Northwest: Sugar maple, basswood and elm. Central: A large area of oak savanna. South: A few areas of sugar maple.

Population:

1930: 52,358
1970: 231,335
1980: 280,203
1990: 304,715
2000: 360,767
2010: 389,891

WCA District: Southeast