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Hartland, Wisconsin
Location of Hartland in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
Location of Hartland in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Waukesha
 • Total 5.51 sq mi (14.27 km2)
 • Land 5.46 sq mi (14.14 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
935 ft (285 m)
 • Total 9,110
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,706.96/sq mi (659.11/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-33100
GNIS feature ID 1566105

Hartland is a village along the Bark River in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States, that is a suburb of Milwaukee. The population was 9,110 at the 2010 census.


Hartland is located at 43°6′1″N 88°20′40″W / 43.10028°N 88.34444°W / 43.10028; -88.34444 (43.100180, −88.344452). It is in the Lake Country area of Waukesha County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.17 square miles (13.39 km2), of which, 5.12 square miles (13.26 km2) of it is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 287
1890 486 69.3%
1900 629 29.4%
1910 728 15.7%
1920 800 9.9%
1930 945 18.1%
1940 998 5.6%
1950 1,190 19.2%
1960 2,068 73.8%
1970 2,763 33.6%
1980 5,559 101.2%
1990 6,906 24.2%
2000 7,905 14.5%
2010 9,110 15.2%
2019 (est.) 9,320 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 9,110 people, 3,566 households, and 2,440 families living in the village. The population density was 1,779.3 inhabitants per square mile (687.0/km2). There were 3,746 housing units at an average density of 731.6 per square mile (282.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 0.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 3,566 households, of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 28% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.


  • Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church & School, a Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregation
  • First Congregational Church, on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Lake Country Congregational Church, built in 1910 as a Dansk Evangelical Lutheran Kirke
  • Lake Country Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Oakwood Church
  • St. Charles Catholic Church, the only Catholic Church in the village of Hartland
  • Westbrook Church
  • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, a WELS congregation, listed on the National Register of Historic Places


  • Camp Whitcomb/Mason, a Boys and Girls Clubs summer camp, is located near Hartland.


Hartland is served by the Arrowhead Union High School District along with three of its five feeder school districts: Hartland-Lakeside School District, Lake Country School District, and Swallow School District. The district's only secondary school is Arrowhead High School. The Arrowhead District has nine feeder schools: North Shore Middle, Swallow, Merton, Lake Country, Stone Bank, Richmond, and North Lake. North Shore Middle School has two feeder schools: Hartland South Elementary, and Hartland North Elementary.

Lake Country Lutheran High School and University Lake School are private schools in Hartland. Divine Redeemer Lutheran School and Zion Lutheran School are K-8 private schools.

Hartland Public Library, located in the downtown village of Hartland is used by some students.

Notable people

  • Ben Askren, freestyle and folkstyle wrestler, and MMA fighter
  • Ben Bredeson, NFL guard, Baltimore Ravens
  • Charles Carpenter, football player for Wisconsin Badgers
  • Judson Hall, Wisconsin State Assembly
  • Nick Hayden, NFL defensive tackle, Dallas Cowboys
  • Doug Henry, retired MLB pitcher; bullpen coach for the Kansas City Royals
  • Karen McQuestion, author
  • David Merkow, golfer
  • Joe Panos, former NFL player
  • Molly Seidel, Olympic bronze medalist in the marathon
  • Dewey K. Warren, Wisconsin State Assembly
  • Stephen Warren, Wisconsin State Assembly

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