Introduction to Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan county, is 50 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city has a population of 50,792.
Sheboygan is the county seat of the Sheboygan County, which was founded in 1829. Some believe the city got its name from a Chippewa Indian word meaning "path or waterway between the lakes." The first post office was built in the city in 1836, and Chas Cole served as the first postmaster. The first schoolhouse of Sheboygan was established in 1837. The village of Sheboygan was incorporated on February 9, 1846. The city was officially chartered in 1853, and H. Conklin was named the first mayor.
Sheboygan and nearby Attractions
- Northeast Park
- Evergreen Park
- Memorial Plaza Shopping Center
- Taylor Heights Shopping Center
- Above & Beyond Children's Museum
- John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Things To Do In Sheboygan
The Kohler-Andrae State Park, Harrington Beach State Park, Deland Park and Evergreen Park are the local parks. Local churches include the Apostolic Bible Church, Saint Mark Lutheran Church and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The Above & Beyond Children's Museum and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center are some of the popular local museums.
General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.
Sheboygan Higher Education
Lakeland College, Cardinal Stritch University and Concordia University-Wisconsin are the local colleges and universities.