Introduction to Brown Deer, Wisconsin
Brown Deer, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is located 9 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are approximately 12,170 people in the village.
Brown Deer History
The Village of Brown Deer is located in Milwaukee County, which was founded in 1834. It was originally a part of the Town of Granville. On January 20, 1955 it was separated from the town and was incorporated as a village. According to a tradition, the village was formerly named White Deer. It was so named for albinos spotted here. However, it was renamed Brown Deer as they were more common.
Brown Deer and nearby Attractions
- Algonquin Park
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
- Pabst House
- Pike Lake State Park
- Milwaukee Art Museum
- Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
Things To Do In Brown Deer
Brown Deer offers easy access to Milwaukee Public Museum, Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum, Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics & Technology, Charles Allis Art Museum, and Milwaukee Art Museum. The Tripoli Golf Club provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. Book lovers can enjoy their leisure hours at the Brown Deer Public Library. One can also pay a visit to the Pike Lake State Park.
Brown Deer Transportation
General Mitchell International Airport is less than half an hour's drive away.
Brown Deer Higher Education
Concordia University - Wisconsin, Marquette University, and Cardinal Stritch University are in the neighborhood.