Metropolitan Milwaukee, which consists of MILWAUKEE, OZAUKEE, WASHINGTON, RACINE and WAUKESHA counties, is the largest urban area in the state of Wisconsin and the 40th largest metropolitan area in the country.
Milwaukee is Wisconsin's major center of commerce, a city famous for its festivals and parades, the home of six professional sports teams and is headquarters for more than a dozen Fortune 1000 companies. Located on the western shores of Lake Michigan, it is a network of communities and neighborhoods that are accessible, affordable and great places to live.
The city of Milwaukee is the 19th largest in the nation. It boasts big-city amenities and small-town friendliness. Milwaukee is home to a world-class zoo, a symphony orchestra, ballet, two opera companies, more than a dozen theater groups and Summerfest, an 11-day lakefront extravaganza that is the world's largest music festival. Milwaukee has a revived downtown area alongside the Milwaukee Calatrava Art Museum with new skyscrapers, luxury housing, fine dining and upscale night life establishments.
Milwaukee is "A GREAT PLACE ON A GREAT LAKE". Come for a visit and stay!