Where is Wisconsin (WI)?

Wisconsin is located in the north-central, Great Lakes and Midwest regions of the United States. It lies at a latitude of 43.7844° N and a longitude of 88.7879° W.

Location Map of Wisconsin State

Where is Wisconsin Located?

As shown in the given Wisconsin location map that Wisconsin is located in the north part of the United States; however, it is considered as the part of the Midwest. Wisconsin shares its border with Minnesota in the west, Iowa in the south-west, Illinois in the south, Michigan in the northeast. Besides, it also shares water areas with Great Lakes Superior and Michigan.

Wisconsin is the 23rd-largest state by total area and the 20th-most populous state in the US. The capital city of Wisconsin is Madison; however, the largest city is Milwaukee. The climate type of Wisconsin is humid continental. The state name 'Wisconsin’ is derived from the name of Wisconsin River. In fact, this name was first used by one of the Algonquian speaking American Indian groups.

Moreover, the state is one of the most visited tourist destinations that receives thousands of tourists every year. Milwaukee is one of the favorite tourist cities of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin State Facts

Wisconsin Location:North-central United States
Wisconsin Coordinates: 43.7844° N, 88.7879° W
Country:United States
Region Type: State
Abbreviation:WI, Wis. US-WI
Largest City:Milwaukee
Area:65,497.82 sq mi (169,639 km2)
Population:5,822,434 [20th] (2019 est)
Pop. Density:105/sq mi (40.6/km2)
Joined The Union:May 29, 1848 (30th)
Nickname:Badger State, America's Dairyland
Highest Point:Timms Hill 1,951 ft (595 m)
Lowest Point:Lake Michigan 579 ft (176 m)
Timezone:Central: UTC −6/−5
Official Website:www.wisconsin.gov