Racine, Wisconsin

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Racine, Wisconsin
City of Racine Monument Square.jpg
Nickname(s): The Belle City of the Lakes, Kringleville, Invention City[1]
Location of Racine, Wisconsin
Location of Racine, Wisconsin
Racine, Wisconsin is located in the US
Racine, Wisconsin
Racine, Wisconsin
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°43′34″N 87°48′21″W / 42.72611°N 87.80583°W / 42.72611; -87.80583Coordinates: 42°43′34″N 87°48′21″W / 42.72611°N 87.80583°W / 42.72611; -87.80583
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Racine
 • Mayor John Dickert
 • City 18.68 sq mi (48.38 km2)
 • Land 15.48 sq mi (40.09 km2)
 • Water 3.20 sq mi (8.29 km2)
Elevation 618 ft (188 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 78,860
 • Estimate (2013)[2] 78,199
 • Rank US: 421st
 • Density 5,094.3/sq mi (1,966.9/km2)
 • Urban 133,700 (US: 239th)
 • Metro 195,041 (US: 221th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes 53401-53408[3]
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-66000[4]
GNIS feature ID 1572015[5]
Website cityofracine.org

Racine (/ˈrsn/ RAY-seen) or (/rəˈsn/ rə-SEEN)[6] is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located on the shore of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Root River.[7] Racine is centrally located between Milwaukee and Chicago. As of the 2013 U.S. census, the city had a population of 78,199,[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Racine, Wisconsin -- A Brief History". The Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  3. "Look Up a ZIP Code™". Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. "Miss Pronouncer: How do you pronounce Racine, Wisconsin?". 
  7. "Racine, Wisconsin (WI), United States". AllRefer.com. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  8. "Racine (city) QuickFacts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 16 April 2010.