Introduction to Cudahy, Wisconsin
Cudahy, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is 5 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city has a population of 18,429.
The community was originally known as Buckhorn Settlement. In the late 1800s, Patrick Cudahy purchased a plot of land to build his meatpacking plant in the Town of Lake, which was about two miles from the Milwaukee City limits. In 1895, the first president of the village was elected. The area was named after him. The community of Cudahy was officially incorporated as a city in 1906.
Cudahy and nearby Attractions
- Charles Allis Art Museum
- Kettle Moraine State Forest
- Racine Heritage Museum
- Harrington Beach State Park
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
- Big Foot Beach State Park
Things To Do In Cudahy
Packard Plaza is a popular shopping destination in the area. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Grant Park Golf Course, the Dretzka Park Golf Course or the Woodland Golf Course. The Discovery World Museum of Science, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the Milwaukee Art Museum are all accessible from Cudahy. Churches in the area include Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church, the Saint Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church.
General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.
Cudahy Higher Education
Higher education can pursued at Marquette University, Cardinal Stritch University or at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.