Waukesha (/ˈwɔːkɨʃɔː/WAW-kə-shaw) is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The population was 70,718 at the 2010 census, making it the largest city in the county and the seventh largest city in the state. It is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. The city is adjacent to the Town of Waukesha.