Waukesha (pron.: /ËwÉËkÉ¨ÊÉË/ WAW-kÉ-shaw) is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County,Wisconsin. The population was 70,718 at the 2010 census, making it the largest community in the county and seventh largest in the state. The city is adjacent to the Town of Waukesha.
In 2012, Money magazine ranked Waukesha one of the â100 Best Places Live,â in the United States.
In 2012, Gibson Guitar Corporation designated Waukesha for their next nationally acclaimed âGuitarTownâ arts project.
In 2011, the National Recreation and Park Association granted Waukesha their âGold Medal Award.â In 2011 the Wisconsin Library Association designated Waukeshaâs Public Library as the âWisconsin Library of the Year.â In 2011 the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and Arts Wisconsin granted Waukesha their âArts in Community Award.â