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Kenosha, WI

Kenosha, WI

Kenosha, WI

Moving to Kenosha, WI

Where is Kenosha? It’s located in the southeastern corner of Wisconsin and is bordered by Lake Michigan to the east, Somers to the north, Bristol to the west, and Pleasant Prairie to the south. As well, Kenosha is located 32 miles south of Milwaukee and 50 miles north of Chicago. If a move to Kenosha is in your plans you may be interested to know that it is the fourth-largest city in Wisconsin, as well as the fourth-largest city on the western shore of Lake Michigan. Kenosha has so much to offer its residents, and with a population of around 99,220 it has just enough industry and whimsy to make it exciting, and just enough friendly citizens to make it comfortable. Welcome to Kenosha, we think you’ll like it here!

The weather in Kenosha. The weather in Kenosha is typical for Wisconsin. Residents and visitors experience harsh winters and mild summers. Average temperatures range from the 20’s-40’s during the winter months and the lower 60’s-70’s in the summer months. Kenosha averages about 40 inches of snow per year, the most falling in January. The most rainfall occurs in July, with an average of 33 inches per year.

Getting an education in Kenosha. There are plenty of opportunities for higher education in Kenosha, including the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Carthage College, and Gateway Technical College, as well as Kenosha branch campuses from Concordia University Wisconsin, Cardinal Stritch University, National-Louis University, and Herzing University. The Kenosha Unified School District manages 43 public schools, from elementary to high school; there are 12 parochial and independent academies in Kenosha, as well as several professional schools.

Playing in Kenosha. Downtown Kenosha features the Kenosha Public Museum, the Civil War Museum, and the Dinosaur Museum, all of which are Smithsonian Institute affiliates. Kenosha is home to 74 municipal parks and eight miles of Lake Michigan shoreline open to the public. The city also offers three golf courses, including Petrifying Springs Golf Course, which was named the “No. 1 Sporty Course in Wisconsin”. The Food Folks and Spokes racing event attracts cyclists from around the world and is held in town; the city is home to the Washington Park Velodrome and has been a Tree City USA since 1982.

Dining in Kenosha. Whether you’re seeking breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Kenosha has the restaurant for you! The Coffee Pot will soon become your daily morning stop if you move to Kenosha. Enjoy a homey atmosphere paired with a genuine service staff and truly excellent dishes made from scratch—try the much-praised corned beef hash! Kaiser’s Pizza is a great spot for a quick lunch or a more formal dinner with beer and friends. Kaiser’s has a $5 all-you-can-eat special Monday through Thursday and TVs all around—try the thin crust pizza! To top it all off, Mangia Restaurant offers moderately priced Italian cuisine in a romantic setting—date night or group celebration, Mangia doesn’t disappoint. Try the ravioli!

Helpful Links for Moving to Kenosha, Wisconsin
City of Kenosha
Chamber of Commerce
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The service center for Kenosha, WI is located in Racine, WI.

Information about Kenosha, WI

Est. Population: 97856
County: Kenosha
Latitude: 42.5833
Longitude: -87.8167
Zip Codes: 53140