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Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Home

Guide to many of Milwaukee's neighborhoods. Interactive maps of listed neighborhoods. Links to find news articles, books and archival materials. Starting Census-identified locations. Links to other Milwaukee neighborhood resources.

Milwaukee Neighborhood Maps

Access to Food in Milwaukee Neighborhoods


Thank you for using the UWM Libraries' Milwaukee Neighborhood Guide. This guide was originally created to benefit UWM Urban Studies Program research but has been expanded to meet the needs of several courses. The information in this guide is not meant to be authoritative and comprehensive but rather a reference and starting point for those researching Milwaukee neighborhoods.

If you find information that you believe to be incorrect, would like to see a specific additional neighborhood listed (including historic place names), or have additional information to share, please let us know!


  • Click on the tabs on the top of the guide to navigate through the various pages
  • If neighborhoods are not being clearly displayed in the "Larger Map" feature, try zooming in and out
  • Sample Census Tract and Block information was obtained by checking a central address for each neighborhood.  Neighborhoods may have muiltiple Tract and Block numbers that are not listed in this guide; this information is intended as a starting point.
  • Newspaper searches point to Newspaper SourcePlus (EBSCOhost) and LexisNexis Academic, and require on-campus access or remote login via current UWM ePanther ID. Community researchers are welcome to visit the UWM Libraries' Golda Meir Library at 2311 E. Hartford Avenue for unrestricted access.

Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

Urban Anthropology, Inc (UrbAn)

  • Citation Tip:

Last, F. M. (Date Published or n.d. for No Date). Web page title. Retrieved from Homepage URL

Urban Anthropology Inc. (n.d.) Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Historic Mitchell Street. Retrieved from

Milwaukee Neighborhood Data Sources

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Chris Langer, former Research & Instructional Support (RIS) Intern, developed this library guide in 2009, under the project guidance of Linda Kopecky. 

Jia He, RIS Diversity Services Intern, contributed updates in 2013.

Steven Frets, SOIS Graduate Fieldwork student, contributed updates in 2014.

Linda Kopecky, Head of Research Services, curated this guide until her retirement in 2020.