About Hales Corners, Wisconsin Real Estate
"A Great Place to Live"
Welcome to Hales Corners, Wisconsin!
The Village of Hales Corners is located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. It occupies an area of 3.2 square miles and in 2007 had a population of 7,640. The City of Greenfield is located to the north of the Village, the Village of Greendale is to the east, the City of Franklin is to the south, and the City of New Berlin is to the west.
European settlers first arrived in the Hales Corners area of Southeastern Wisconsin in the late 1830’s. At that time, the Potawotomi and Menominee Indian population was compelled by treaty to move to the west, and the land was sold to potential settlers by the United States Government for as little as $1.25 per acre. Two brothers, Seneca and William Hale, claimed 160 acres each in 1837. Their father, Ebenezer, joined them and purchased another 160 acres to the east. Their family’s property formed three of the four corners at the current intersection of Janesville Road and 108th Street (Hwy. 100). Due to the agricultural traffic along Janesville Road, the area attracted commercial development. It was first referred to as “Hale’s Corners” after William Hale, who became the first postmaster. Later, the apostrophe was dropped, and the name Hales Corners stuck.
Hales Corners continued to develop as a commercial and residential center. It was established as an unincorporated village in 1924 and was incorporated as a village on January 30, 1952. The Village’s current population is 7,665. Hales Corners' median income for a household in the village was $54,536, and the median income for a family was $66,136.
Today, Hales Corners offers valuable resources for residents. A large central shopping area, excellent schools, and beautiful Whitnall Park, home to the international award-winning Boerner Botanical Garden, and Wehr Nature Center are all shared with bordering communities. These facts, plus ready access to the employment, academic, entertainment and shopping venues of nearby Milwaukee and Milwaukee County's vast freeway system and international airport, promote the reputation of the Village of Hales Corners as being “a great place to live.”
There are numerous organizations and activities that contribute to the civic vitality and enjoyment of this area. While Village government sponsors numerous functions and programs, there is an abundance of civic groups, schools, churches of various denominations, and neighborhood groups that would welcome your participation.
Hales Corners Homes, Properties and Special Feature Real Estate
Hales Corners, Wisconsin real estate includes a wide variety of homes for sale, condos for sale, water access properties (waterfront or scenic view), active adult communities, hobby farms and executive properties. Sellers who have been in the area for a while know our reputation for knowledgeable advice, enthusiastic service, creative marketing and professional networking. We mine every source for suitable properties so you can feel at ease that your search will produce the right kind of solution for you.
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So when you're ready to buy or sell real estate in or around Hales Corners, Wisconsin, please let REALiTEAM Real Estate Group help you find the home or property of your dreams. Contact REALiTEAM Real Estate Group today!
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Hales Corners Chamber of Commerce
The State of Wisconsin
Hales Corners, WI Real Estate Summary on IDCide
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Zeke Dombrowski, soccer player
Alyson Dudek, short track speed skater
W. Ben Hunt (1888–1970) educator and author
Jim Gantner, MLB player
Barbara Lawton, former Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Paul Poberezny, founder of the Experimental Aircraft Association and member of the National Aviation Hall of Fame
Roy Reiman, founder of Reiman Publications and publisher of Country Living magazine
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