Oconomowoc Wisconsin . . .
“Life Comes Naturally Here”
Lakes, parks and sporting venues provide four-season recreational activities and
make the outdoors a place where many in Oconomowoc spend their free time.
The city maintains 47 parks &
recreation facilities and sponsors a number of activities and programs. Glacial
Drumlin Trail is a multi-use trail for skating, hiking & running. Lapham Peak is
a 671-acre park and home to SummerStage, Wisconsin’s most unique outdoor
performing arts venue.
The Waukesha County Park System offers areas for biking, camping, golfing,
winter activities, swimming and more. Olympia Resort and Spa features massages,
body treatments, fitness and more.
Oconomowoc hosts farmer’s markets in the summer and winter in addition to events
like Chili Fest, Spring Gallery Night, Chamber Golf Classic, Friday Night
Concert Series, Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts and Fall Gallery Night to name
just a few.
The Oconomowoc Area School District
serves students in Waukesha County, Jefferson County and Dodge County. The
district includes Oconomowoc High School, Nature Hill and Silver Lake
Intermediate Schools and Greenland, Ixonia, Meadow View, Park Lawn and Summit
Oconomowoc provides exceptional
healthcare facilities. Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital is a 74-bed, acute-care
hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services. Aurora Health Care
Hospital, opened in 2009, features 110 patient rooms on a 53-acre campus which
also includes Aurora Wilkinson Medical Clinic, an 180,000-square-foot facility.
Roger Memorial Hospital was established in 1907 and offers specialized programs
in treating mood, anxiety, eating and substance-abuse disorders.
Service businesses provide around
one-third of jobs within a five-mile radius of downtown. Of those, healthcare is
the major service business, while manufacturers are the second largest employer.
The city includes four industrial parks covering 293 acres.
Incorporated as a city in 1865,
Oconomowoc quickly became a summer retreat for tourists and vacationers
following the arrival of the railroad. From the 1870s until the Great Depression
the city was known as the “Newport of the West” with Main Street earning the
nickname “Avenue of the Presidents,” after visits by Presidents Cleveland,
Harrison, Grant, Taft, Coolidge, McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.
Average temperatures in Oconomowoc
range from a low of 37 degrees to average high of 56. The warmest months of the
year are July and August, while January and February bring the coldest
temperatures on average. Rainfall totals around 36 inches and snowfall is 40
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