Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Waukesha (/ˈwɔːkɪʃɔː/) is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 72,489 in 2017. It is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Its population was 70,718 at the 2010 census.[1] From 1846 to 1847, the city was called Prairieville.[2] In 2021, six people were killed in a vehicle-ramming attack.

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  1. "Land Divisions Within Waukesha County". Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2007-04-24.
  2. Town of Prairieville. "NAME CHANGED FROM PRAIRIEVILLE TO WAUKESHA, P. 100, 1847, FEBRUARY 8, 1847" (PDF). Office of the Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 4, 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-08.