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West Allis, WI

West Allis, WI

West Allis, WI

Moving to West Allis, WI - Milwaukee County

Even though West Allis is in the shadow of Wisconsin's largest city of Milwaukee, it has its own claim to fame, the Wisconsin State Fair Park! It has been the home to the Wisconsin State Fair since 1892 and annually provides festivities for the almost 900,000 participants each year. In addition to that, "The Dairy Bowl" had its home in West Allis, which was the Green Bay Packer's stadium from 1934-1951; the now famous 1939 NFL championship game was also played in that venerable stadium.

With a population of 60,000, West Allis is the 11th largest city in the state of Wisconsin. It is part of the Milwaukee metro area which is the largest in the state. Including the fact that it is only 82.6 miles from Chicago, tremendous and multiple opportunities await anyone moving to West Allis.

Another don’t miss after you move to West Allis is the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. Just a short 5.6 mile drive and you’re there!

The Weather in West Allis, WI. One must never forget that the weather in Wisconsin can be quite cold. With that being said, West Allis has an average of only 13 days below zero for the year, and an average of 16 days above 90. Snowfall averages are 39.8 inches with overall precipitation at 31.1 inches yearly, so be sure to pack your umbrella and snow boots! Average highs are in the upper 50's and average lows in the upper 30's. All in all, there are plenty of days available for outdoor activities with quite enjoyable weather.

Getting a Driver’s License in West Allis. To obtain your Wisconsin driver’s license, visit the Milwaukee County DMV located at 2701 Chase Avenue, Milwaukee, WI. Their phone number is (414) 266-1000. Before going to the DMV, check out New Resident Info. Note that you must get a Wisconsin driver’s license within 60 days of establishing residency.

Restaurants in West Allis, WI. You have plenty of options for food once you move to West Allis! With local hot spots offering everything from Italian, to hot dogs, to Chinese, Cajun and more! There are numerous local eateries, and you are such a short drive from Milwaukee, that the options are truly endless! Locally, don’t miss Antigua Mexicana and Latin Restaurant! It serves Mexican food along with Central American fare. Don’t miss the Tequila Cream Chicken!

Finding Schools in West Allis. If you want to get an education in West Allis, there are plenty of options for higher education in the area. Marian University, Lakeland College, and the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee are all nearby. For K-12 education, the West Allis West Milwaukee School District serves the area along with numerous private schools.

More helpful links - Moving to West Allis, WI

City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Historical Society
Recreation Department
Medical Center

The service center for West Allis, WI is located in Milwaukee, WI.

Information about West Allis, WI

Est. Population: 60753
County: Milwaukee
Latitude: 43.0167
Longitude: -88.0167
Zip Codes: 53214