Wisconsin: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

Wisconsin is a state in the American Midwest on the shores of the Great Lakes. In the United States, Wisconsin is known as America’s Dairyland, loosely translated as Dairyland. Its production, especially cheese, is one of Wisconsin’s most important industries.

Wisconsin: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of Wisconsin / Where is Wisconsin?

Table of Contents
  1. Basic Information About Wisconsin
  2. What to See in Wisconsin
  3. Fun Facts about Wisconsin
  4. Wisconsin Weather
  5. Largest Cities in Wisconsin
  6. Food Prices in Wisconsin
  7. State Symbols of Wisconsin

Basic Information About Wisconsin

What to See in Wisconsin

  1. The Wisconsin Capitol Building in Madison
  2. Lambeau Field Stadium in Green Bay
  3. Rick Wilcox Magic Theater in Wisconsin Dells
  4. Devil’s Lake State Park
  5. Peninsula State Park
  6. Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee
  7. Milwaukee Art Museum
  8. Basilica of St. Josaphat in Milwaukee
  9. Road Trip on the Wisconsin Great River Road
  10. National Railroad Museum in Green Bay

You can post tips for other sights and places of interest in Wisconsin in the discussion.

Fun Facts about Wisconsin

Date of Wisconsin’s Entry into the Union

May 29, 1848 (30th in order)

State of Wisconsin nickname

Badger State

The Highest Mountain in Wisconsin

Timms Hill (595 metres)

Wisconsin Rivers

  1. Mississippi River (3,730 km)
  2. Wisconsin River (690 km)
  3. Rock River (481 km)
  4. Wolf River (362 km)
  5. Oconto River (336 km)

Airports in Wisconsin

  1. Milwaukee – General Mitchell International Airport
  2. Madison – Dane County Regional Airport
  3. Green Bay – Austin Straubel International Airport
  4. Appleton International Airport
  5. Wausau – Central Wisconsin Airport

Wisconsin Sports Teams

  • NFL (American football): Green Bay Packers
  • MLB (baseball): Milwaukee Brewers
  • MLS (football): no team
  • NHL (ice hockey): no team
  • NBA (basketball): Milwaukee Bucks

Universities of Wisconsin

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Marquette University

ZIP Codes

53001-54990

Weather in Wisconsin | Average temperatures in Wisconsin | Average precipitation Wisconsin

Wisconsin Weather

Wisconsin is divided into a cooler third in the south and a warmer two-thirds in the northern part of the state. Winters tend to be cold in Wisconsin, with average temperatures well below freezing. Snowfall is abundant. Summers are not very hot, with temperatures typically ranging from 18 to 27 °C , with 30 °C heat being the exception.

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Largest Cities in Wisconsin

# City Population Map
1 Milwaukee 594,833 Show on Map
2 Madison 233,209 Show on Map
3 Green Bay 104,057 Show on Map
4 Kenosha 99,218 Show on Map
5 Racine 78,860 Show on Map
6 Appleton 72,623 Show on Map
7 Waukesha 70,718 Show on Map
8 Oshkosh 66,083 Show on Map
9 Eau Claire 65,883 Show on Map
10 Janesville 63,575 Show on Map

Food Prices in Wisconsin

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal prices: $8.00
  • Restaurant draft beer (0.5L): $4.00
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $3.75
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $1.78
  • Milk (1 l): $0.69
  • Bread (500 g): $2.39
  • Rice (1 kg): $4.06
  • Egg (12 pcs): $3.01
  • Cheese (1 kg): $11.77
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $12.61
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $12.68
  • Apples (1 kg): $7.99
  • Bananas (1 kg): $2.37
  • Oranges (1 kg): $4.73
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $5.46
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $4.09
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $3.00
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $2.72
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $8.50

Grocery prices in the City of Milwaukee effective January 2021. Take these as a guide, prices vary from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

Wisconsin Flag | Wisconsin State Emblem

State Symbols of Wisconsin

  • Dessert: profiterole
  • Fossil: trilobite
  • Insects: bees
  • Stone: red granite
  • Flower: violet
  • Mineral: galena
  • Drink: milk
  • Residue: corn
  • Fruit: cranberry (not to be confused with cranberries!)
  • Dog: American Water Spaniel
  • Song: Oh, Wisconsin!
  • Bird: Migratory thrush
  • Fish: muskalunga shield
  • Tree: sugar maple
  • Symbol of Peace: Carolina throat
  • Dance: polka
  • Wild Animal: White-tailed deer
  • Animal (domestic): cow
  • Animal: badger

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