Waukesha, Waukesha County, WI

Beautiful Waukesha

Hello Waukesha County!!

by msjackson
Welcome to your NEW Waukesha County site.  This is dedicated to the people of Waukesha County whether you live here or you are from here and want to keep up with the latest and the greatest information available.  Please join the site and start talking!  Remember, this site is FAMILY FRIENDLY.  Children under the age of 13 ARE welcomed [must have parental permission via the Support Desk]and protected here.  Take a look around and say HELLO!! This site 53188-us.mikode.net, in conjunction with Mikode.net, is devoted to all the aspects of the area of Waukesha County. It is designed for those […]

Waukesha Businesses

by Kitty Jellinek
Business awards for Waukesha in 2013

History Of Waukesha

by Kitty Jellinek
The area that Waukesha now encompasses was first inhabited in 1834. Its first non-American-Indian settler was Morris D. Cutler. By 1846, the area was incorporated as the village of Prairieville. On February 8, 1847, the village changed its name to, “Waukesha,” and in 1896, incorporated as a city. Waukesha’s name Over the years, many believed, incorrectly, that the origin of the name of the city was an Algonquian word meaning “fox” or “little foxes,” though it is actually an Anglicization of the Ojibwe proper name Waagoshag or the Potawatomi name Wau-tsha. Wau-tsha (sometimes written as Wauk-tsha or Wauke-tsha) was the […]