A city near Waukesha, New Berlin is in the county of Waukesha. A county in the state of Wisconsin, United States. The population of New Berlin, according to the 2010 census was 39,584. This census number makes it the second largest community in Waukesha County after the city of Waukesha.
Situated on the eastern border of Waukesha county, New Berlin is situated to the south of Interstate 94 and Interstate 43 passes through it.
Among the first settlers to the area, Sidney Evans and partner P.G. Harrington. They arrived in the the NE of what is now called the city of New Berlin in 1836. In 1838, the area first came under local government rule as part of the Town of Muskego. The town at the time was comprised of New Berlin and Muskego cities.
On the date of January 13, 1840, the Town of Mentor became the Town of New Berlin. New Berlin was named by Sidney Evans after his hometown, New Berlin, New York.
For many years the town remained a rural and agricultural area. In the 1940s the westward migration to the suburbs from Waukesha began as population increased. Between the years of 1850 and 1950, New Berlin's population went from a menial 1,293 to 5,334. Only 10 years later, in 1960, the population had nearly tripled to 15,788. In 1959The Town of New Berlin became the City of New Berlin with its incorporation in 1959.
In the 1960's and 1970'2 was when large-scale growth to New Berlin occurred. This was mainly as a result of the construction of the New Berlin Industrial Park. The park began construction 1964. The park is composed of three separate business parks encompassing 1,126 acres. The business parks include the Moorland Road Industrial Park, the New Berlin Industrial Park and the MSI/Lincoln Avenue Industrial Park.
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