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Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Waterford is approximately 4,973 (2008), 5368 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,628 (2000), 2114 (2010).
The amount of land area in Waterford is 6.6 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Waterford is 2.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.3 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waterford to Washington DC is 669 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waterford is positioned 42.76 degrees north of the equator and 88.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Waterford elevation is 827 feet above sea level.
Waterford per capita income is $ 28,077 (2008).
Waterford median income is $ 63,331 (2008).
The Waterford median home price is $ 216,924 (2008).


south of Milwaukee in southern Wisconsin, not far from Burlington and Racine. Other nearby communities include Rochester, Waterford North, Norway, Wind Lake, Browns Lake, Dover and Eagle Lake..
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History & History Related Items

The area was first established on 1 January 1836 when Levi Barnes and Samuel Chapman received the waterpower rights on the Fox River. A dam was built first, then a sawmill and flourmill. The community of Waterford built up around these three places.

The name is due to the shallow area of the Fox River here where early travelers could ford the river easily. Thus, Waterford was created. The village was incorporated in 1906.

Here is a history page for Waterford from the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce. Also try this history page forthe area.
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Bear Den Zoo & Petting Farm
6831 Big Bend Road (Hwy 164)
Waterford, WI 53185
Phone: 262-895-6430
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Waterford City Government

Village of Waterford
123 North River Street
Waterford, Wisconsin 53185
Phone: 262-534-3980

Waterford is governed by a Village President and Village Board. The Village Administrator is accountable to the President and Board.

The Village of Waterford is located within the Town of Waterford.

Waterford Chamber

Waterford Area Chamber Of Commerce
102 East Main St
Waterford, WI 53185
Phone: 262-534-5911

Waterford Community Events

March, each year
Annual WACC Home and Commerce Show
Programs, food, Kid Zone, Entertainment, Exhibits and more.
Don't Miss it!

Waterford Organizations

Waterford Area Chamber Of Commerce
102 East Main St
Waterford, WI 53185
Phone: 262-534-5911

Waterford Libraries

Waterford Public Library
101 N. River St
Waterford, WI 53185
Phone: 262-534-3988

Waterford Schools

Waterford Graded District Office
819 W Main St
Waterford, WI 53185
Phone: 262-514-8250
Waterford Union High School
100 Field Drive
Waterford, WI 53185
Phone: 262-534-3189 Waterford


The population of Waterford was:
1990 - 2,431
2000 - 4,048
2008 - 4,973

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 947
2000 - 1,628

Median age
2000 - 35.4 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 55,804
2008 - $ 63,331

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 22,741
2008 - $ 28,077

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 130,700
2008 - $ 216,924

Waterford is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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