Introduction to Sussex, Wisconsin
The area now known as Sussex was first settled in by Richard Cooling and George Elliot. A blacksmith shop was opened by Richard Cooling near four-corners in 1843. Cooling became the postmaster of Sussex in the year 1851. In 1886, a lumber company was constructed next to the Central Railroad of Wisconsin. The community was officially incorporated as the village of Sussex in the 1920s. The town was named after Sussex, England.
Sussex and nearby Attractions
- Milwaukee Public Museum
- Pike Lake State Park
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
- Kettle Moraine State Forest
- Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics & Technology
- Harrington Beach State Park
Things To Do In Sussex
Golfers can enjoy a round at the Fairways of Woodside Golf Course, the Wanaki Golf Course or at the Rivers Bend Golf Club. The Civic Center Park, the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum and the New Berlin Recreation Trail. Local museums include the Betty Brinn Children's Museum, the Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design and the Racine Art Museum.
Flights are available from General Mitchell Airport.
Sussex Higher Education
Higher Education can be pursued at Marquette University, Carroll College and Cardinal Stritch University.