Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

county in Wisconsin, United States

Milwaukee County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 947,735 and was about 951,448 in 2016.[1]

It is the largest county in Wisconsin and the 45th in the United States. Its county seat is Milwaukee,[2] which is also the most populous city in the state. The county was created in 1835.[3]


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Wisconsin: Individual County Chronologies". Wisconsin Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Archived from the original on April 14, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2015.