Introduction to Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Pewaukee was organized as a separate town on 13th January, 1840. In 1999 the city of Pewaukee was incorporated from parts of the "Town of Pewaukee." The name of the city is derived from native Potawatomi for "dusty water" or "lake of shells." The first settler of Pewaukee was Asa Clark. The land is largely agricultural with diversified soil. The earliest records of road surveys at Pewaukee dates back to 1842.
Pewaukee and nearby Attractions
- Charles Allis Art Museum
- Clark House Museum
- Miller Brewing Company
- Pike Lake State Park
- Pabst House
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
Things To Do In Pewaukee
The city of Pewaukee has a number of recreational areas, parks, museums, and places of interest that tourists could visit. The Richard Bong State Recreation Area has facilities for picnic, horse riding, swimming, fishing, and camping. Those interested in history can visit Pabst House and Clark House Museum. Pewaukee Area Historical Society is an ideal destination for information on local history, art, and culture.
General Mitchell International Airport is situated nearby to the city of Pewaukee.
Pewaukee Higher Education
Waukesha County Technical College, Carroll College, and the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee offer higher education facilities.