We are located in the Southeast corner of Wisconsin approximately a one hour drive from Chicago or Milwaukee. The area has many small towns and villages along with twenty lakes and the Fox River. We have many recreational activities for both summer and winter. There is an abundance of parks and beaches with free access as well as some county and state parks. One of the largest state recreational areas is Bong Recreation Area. This area consists of 4,500 acres with camping, hiking as well as nature programs. The area offers different events throughout the year including Twin Lakes Libertyfest and Country Thunder.
The area has many fine schools. Public and private grade schools and high schools are available in the area. Secondary education consists of Gateway Technical College, UW-Parkside, and Carthage College the main campuses are located in Kenosha.
Most of the area is serviced by volunteer departments and rescue squads. Many of the rescue squads are manned by EMTs. There are hospitals located in Elkhorn, Burlington, Kenosha, and McHenry. Police protection is provided by individual police departments as well as the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.
Transportation is minimal. There is the Western Kenosha County Transit available. Trains and busses can be accessed in Fox Lake, Antioch, and Kenosha.
Housing of all types is available. The area has both permanent home as well as second homes. Small to medium industry is available in our area, with Kenosha offering larger industry. Residents also find employment both in Wisconsin and Illinois.
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We have a great area history with schools that meet the high educational requirements of the State of Wisconsin.