Waukesha is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, in the Upper Midwest region of the United States. As of the 2008 population estimate, Waukesha had a total population of 68,008, and was the largest community in the county. The city is located adjacent to the Town of Waukesha. Milwaukee County is due east of Waukesha County. In 2006, Money magazine ranked Waukesha 36th on its list of the "100 Best Places to Live", in the United States. In 2007 America's Promise ranked Waukesha one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" in the United States. Waukesha is home to the Episcopal monastery of the Order of Julian of Norwich.