About St. Francis, Wisconsin Real Estate
Welcome to St. Francis, Wisconsin!
St. Francis is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 8,662. It is the smallest incorporated city in Milwaukee County.
St. Francis is a great place to live and raise a family. A small, closely-knit community with tree-lined streets connected with sidewalks, St. Francis has a diversity of housing from starter houses up to luxury condominiums.
St. Francis is conveniently located within the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area, less than 10 minutes from Mitchell International airport and downtown Milwaukee with its many attractions. The city lies along Lake Michigan. The Seminary Woods conservancy area features old growth trees and walking trails. Lakeside Market Square is filled with unique shops, restaurants and features a fantastic Market store.
Like other family-friendly communities for which Wisconsin is known and beloved, St Francis has many community service organizations. Every summer, the park band shell offers weekly evening concerts sponsored by the St. Francis Arts council; the St. Francis Days festival on Labor Day weekend draws repeat residents and their guests each year. The 4th of July Committee puts on an all day event with bands and great fireworks. The Miss St. Francis Pageant is ranked in the top 10 in the US in scholarships awarded. Our National Nite Out event sponsored by our police department is rated 4th in the nation. Various school organizations such as the Booster club, Touchdown club, and PTO's assist in supporting after school activities. We have an active St. Francis Association of Commerce that raises funds for scholarships. Our municipal government features first-rate services, has no debt, a capital asset replacement fund, and a rainy day fund for emergencies.
The City of St. Francis is named after the patron saint of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, who set up a convent and Roman Catholic seminary in city in the mid-19th century. Catholic Church land accounts for a significant percentage of the area of this small city, from the old St. Francis Seminary buildings to the "seminary woods" (as the large, undeveloped forest owned by the church is called by area residents) to the Archbishop Cousins Center, which is the practice location for the Milwaukee Bucks. The seminary itself has been an educational center to train men for the Catholic priesthood since 1845.
Today, businesses in St. Francis include Foamation (manufacturer of the world-famous "cheeseheads" worn by Wisconsin sports fans), and EZ Paintr, among other small manufacturers and service companies. Many residents work in the city of Milwaukee or in other municipalities in the Milwaukee area.
The Saint Francis School District provides the public education for the area. There are three schools in the district: Willow Glen, Deer Creek and Saint Francis High School. Another High School in the city of Saint Francis is St. Thomas More High School.
Small but with a great heart St. Francis is a great secret to be discovered. St. Francis is where your heart remains.
St. Francis Homes, Properties and Special Feature Real Estate
St. Francis, 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.
For buyers new to the area, REALiTEAM Real Estate Group will provide the specialized services you deserve: a strong work ethic, personal real estate expertise to help define your needs, help with selecting and securing standard financing for your purchase, special technology, constant communication throughout the transaction, and more. search - from existing homes for sale, properties for sale, lots, vacant land, new construction, 55-plus and retirement communities, investment properties, waterfront, golf and recreational properties, golf course lots - all the way to luxury villas, estates and executive homes.
So when you're ready to buy or sell real estate in or around St. Francis, Wisconsin, please let REALiTEAM Real Estate Group help you find the home or property of your dreams. Contact REALiTEAM Real Estate Group today!
Other nearby communities have similar real estate characteristics as St. Francis and may also be of interest to you in your home search. Please feel free to ask REALiTEAM Real Estate Group about homes for sale, lakeside/riverside properties and other real estate listings for nearby communities, such as Brookfield, Caledonia, Cudahy, Franklin, Greendale, Greenfield, Hales Corners, Milwaukee, Muskego, New Berlin, Oak Creek, Racine, Shorewood, South Milwaukee, St. Francis, Waukesha, Wauwatosa, West Allis, West Milwaukee, Whitefish Bay and much more.
For more information on activities in and around St. Francis Wisconsin, visit:
City of St. Francis, WI
Milwaukee County, WI
St. Francis Association of Commerce Chamber of Commerce
The State of Wisconsin
St. Francis, WI Real Estate Summary on IDCide
St. Francis, WI on MuniNetGuide.com
St. Francis, WI on CityTownInfo.com
St Francis, WI Google Earth Map
View St. Francis, WI Area Jobs on Career Builder
St. Francis, Wisconsin on Wikipedia.com
St. Francis, Wisconsin on epodunk
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Notable past or present residents of St. Francis, Wisconsin include:
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, former Archbishop of Milwaukee and current Archbishop of New York
Leo Joseph Brust, Roman Catholic bishop
Ronald C. Prei, Coast Guard Medal recipient
Brandon Jennings, NBA player for the Milwaukee Bucks