Introduction to Brookfield Town, Wisconsin
About 6,390 people people live in Brookfield Town.
Brookfield Town History
Brookfield Town is located in Waukesha County, which was established in 1846. Prior to that, the town was a part of the Milwaukee County. The area was originally inhabited by the Native Americans, mainly the Sac and Potowatomi tribes. The first white settlers of the area arrived in the 1820s. The Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad was the first railroad to enter the area in 1850. It was primarily an agricultural community.
Brookfield Town and nearby Attractions
- Clark House Museum
- Pike Lake State Park
- Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
- Pabst House
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
Things To Do In Brookfield Town
While in Brookfield Town one can pay a visit to several museums and historic sites. Some of these include the Milwaukee Art Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum, East Troy Electric Railroad Museum, Old World Wisconsin, and Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design. The city is also home to the Elmbrook Church, which is the largest church of Wisconsin. The Brookfield Hills Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. For shopping purposes one can visit the Loehmanns Plaza Shopping Center, Brookfield Square Shopping Center, and Ruby Isle Shopping Center. The Marx Park, Wray Park, and Brook Park are some of the local parks.
Brookfield Town Transportation
General Mitchell International Airport is the nearest major air transportation facility.
Brookfield Town Higher Education
Carroll College, Waukesha County Technical College, and University of Wisconsin - Waukesha are nearby.