Introduction to Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is 10 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. About 28,456 people live in Oak Creek.
Oak Creek History
Oak Creek was officially incorporated in 1955. It was incorporated by the "The Oak Creek Law," enacted in order to prevent the town from being annexed by the city of Milwaukee.
Oak Creek and nearby Attractions
- Mitchell Gallery of Flight
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
- Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
- Chain O'Lakes State Park
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
- Big Foot Beach State Park
Things To Do In Oak Creek
Local shopping centers include the Market Place Shopping Center, the Oak Creek Plaza Shopping Center and the Tri-City Shopping Center. The Grant Park Golf Course, the Raymond Heights Golf Center and the Dretzka Park Golf Course are popular among local golfers. Local churches include the Paynesville Chapel, Saint Matthew’s Church and the Oak Creek Church. Parks in the area include Henry Miller Park, Greenlawn Park and the Cudahy Nature Preserve. Oak Creek Public Library is the local library.
Oak Creek Transportation
General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.
Oak Creek Higher Education
Marquette University, Carroll College and Cardinal Stritch University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.