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Waukesha, WI

Waukesha, WI

Waukesha, WI

Moving to Waukesha, WI - “Saratoga of the West”

Waukesha also known as "Saratoga of the West," and "Spring City," rapidly became known for its spring water. As we all know, water is tremendously important to our health and water from Waukesha’s local springs gained regional fame. People flocked there to drink from the healing springs and relax in the quiet pools, streams, lovely gardens, and cool shaded spring houses. In fact, the water was bottled and shipped to numerous locations for those unable to make the trip, but still desiring to partake of the healthful drink.

The weather in Waukesha

Waukesha’s weather tells a story of extremes with record highs of 107°F to record lows of -27°F. Average temperatures aren’t too bad at 38°F to 57°F throughout the year. With an average snowfall of 39.8 inches, it’s the precipitation that one might want to consider when moving to Waukesha. In fact, one report showed that one month snowfall was recorded at 91.1 inches—that’s over seven feet! Shovels, boots, and maybe even a snow blower are necessities if you’re planning a move to Waukesha.

Getting an Education in Waukesha

If you’re moving to Waukesha, you’ll find there are several highly rated schools available. In the Public School District there are three high schools—North High, South High and West High. Additionally there are two private high schools, Catholic Memorial and Waukesha Christian Academy. You’ll also find three middle schools, and seventeen grade schools. If higher education is your goal, Carroll University is located within Waukesha, and is a great choice for those hoping for a liberal arts degree. Waukesha County Technical College, where you can get career and technical training, is located in Pewaukee—just five short miles from Waukesha. The city of Milwaukee would open up additional choices with only a short 18 mile commute, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison is less than 60 miles to the west.

Best Restaurants in Waukesha

After you finish unpacking when moving to Waukesha, you will have quite the appetite. No worries, there are plenty of yummy options waiting for you. To get your chips and queso fix, check out La Estacian Mexican Restaurant. They serve an authentic Mexican breakfast and brunch along with lunch and dinner. You have to try the flautas doraditas! For a trendy night out, check out Generations at 5 Points serving specialty drinks, tapas, and more. Sprizzo Gallery Caffe offers you an art gallery and eatery in one! Head downtown and admire the art while you enjoy their homemade focaccia bread.

Helpful links - Moving to Waukesha, Wisconsin

City Website
Chamber of Commerce
County Website
Voter Registration

The service center for Waukesha, WI is located in Milwaukee, WI.

Information about Waukesha, WI

Est. Population: 68739
County: Waukesha
Latitude: 43.0167
Longitude: -88.2333
Zip Codes: 53146