Our Community


Welcome to Our Community

Welcome to Oconomowoc, population of approximately 16,889, where natural beauty and hard work have resulted in unique communities of safe streets, excellent schools, quality health care, progressive government, a prosperous economy, and an overall high quality of life.

Tucked in the rolling, lake-filled countryside of northwest Waukesha County, the area includes many lakes and amenities where “Life comes naturally here.”

Oconomowoc, “Where the waters meet,” is the area’s center of commerce and industry. Settled in the 1800s, the city today is a mix of small town charm and 21st century opportunity. The historic downtown has undergone a revival, and Wisconsin’s largest master-planned development is rising on the city’s outskirts. Helping retain and attract businesses and families are municipal services that include modern police and fire departments, low-cost municipally owned utilities, and some of the states lowest tax rates.


The area’s real estate market continues to grow. Existing housing offers diversity ranging from historic lakeside homes and traditional houses to modern condominiums and in-town apartments. There’s also plenty of available land on which to locate your dream home, and skilled contractors to build it. Several nursing homes and senior housing complexes meet the housing need of the areas elder residents.


Residents show their commitment to their neighbors and community through active participation in their local schools, centers of worship and civic groups. Respect for the environment and community pride area part of every- day life here. Whether you are an area visitor, a new family looking for a place to set down roots, or a business seeking a place to expand, come discover a promising future in the Oconomowoc area – where, “Life comes naturally here.”