Germantown WI General Information

Germantown is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, with a population of 7,640. Germantown was formed from parts of Milwaukee County and Wauwatosa on April 1, 1953. It is an exclusively residential town that has seen enormous development in the last ten years. See more here.

Nestled between the neighborhoods of Greendale, Hales Corners, and Milwaukee lies Germantown. With its easy access to major highways such as I-43/I-894 and Highway 41 (Kilbourn Avenue corridor), it is no wonder that this small town in southeastern Wisconsin has been ranked second safest community by State Farm Insurance.

The Mequon-Thiensville School District is the major school district with three high schools (Thoreau, Homestead, and Arrowhead), two middle schools (Hemlock and Valley View), and seven elementary schools.

Places to Visit

A place you can visit in Germantown is Old World 3, an indoor amusement park that features shopping and entertainment as well. You may also enjoy skiing at Cascade Mountain ski resort.

Food and Entertainment

In the mid-1800s, German immigrants founded a town in which several restaurants are serving authentic German dishes and American and ethnic food. Bavarian Bierhaus is a place where you can enjoy German fare in a Bavarian setting! It has saunas and massages for men and women, as well as Pheasant Branch Saloon & Eatery (biker bar with pool table), Bratwurst Shop (home of the brat-grilled to perfection), Woodman’s Food Market – superior quality meats, seafood, and groceries. Lastly, there’s Superbude: A deli which offers sandwiches.

Woodman Lodge is a fantastic location to socialize with friends and hear live music.


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