Welcome to Waukesha County!
Waukesha County is a great destination to locate, conduct, and grow business. It’s also a great place to work, live, and play. The business-friendly climate encourages business growth and success; the county is a great place to live and raise a family. The area offers many jobs in the manufacturing and service sectors.
Waukesha County offers a wide range of lifestyle options. The City of Waukesha - the county seat - is diverse and is seeing significant investments. Other cities, towns, and villages are proud of their history, culture, and downtown or town center areas.
The western portion of Waukesha County often referred to as “Lake County,” offers fishing, boating, swimming, and other recreational opportunities. Housing options range from lake estates to condos and lakefront apartments.
Almost all communities in the area have local, county, and state parks, with multi-use recreational trails that cross the county.
Waukesha County Highlights
Waukesha County is connected to the rest of the USA via I-94 and I-43. Waukesha Metro Transit operates public transportation service throughout the Waukesha and administers Waukesha County Transit. You can learn more about the service here. The most commonly used airport in Waukesha is the Waukesha County Airport.
Waukesha County has the third-highest percentage of people with associate’s bachelor’s, graduate, and professional degrees in Wisconsin. Higher learning institutions located in Waukesha County include Carroll University, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Waukesha Area.