b'MOVE MKE: WASHINGTON COUNTYMichigan. The city maintains the charm and friendliness of small- The goal is to have 75 percent of the new units priced under town living. It is home to the Museum of Wisconsin Art, which$300,000 and 25 percent priced under $400,000. features the works of Wisconsin artists, and the Kettle MoraineHartford is a community seemingly lost in time. Tucked in the Symphony. West Bend also hosts the Washington County Fair.rolling hills of the Kettle Moraine, it features a late 19th-century Kewaskum is named after a famous Indian chief. Nestled alongmain street where shoppers can find an amazing assortment of the Milwaukee River at the northwestern corner of Washingtonhandcrafted items, antiques and fine Wisconsin cheeses. Hartford County, it is known today as the Gateway to the Kettle Moraineis home to Erin Hills, a public golf course that hosted the 2017 State Forest. With more than 27,000 acres of beautiful hills,U.S. Open and the 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship; the winding trails and sparkling lakes, the northern unit of the stateSchauer Arts Center, a regional center for the arts that presents forest attracts thousands of people who are interested inprofessional touring performances, exhibits regional artwork, and swimming, camping, hiking, horseback riding, skiing, hunting,houses the communitys band, chorus and theater troupe, as well fishing and studying nature. Just outside Kewaskum is the Ice Ageas the Kettle Moraine Fine Arts Guild; and the Wisconsin National Scenic Trail, a 1,000-mile, east-west footpath that windsAutomotive Museum, which features more than 115 vintage through some of the states most picturesque landscapes. Justautos and artifacts.south of Kewaskum, visitors and residents can ski the slopes of the Sunburst Ski Area, home of the Worlds Largest Tubing Hill. Slinger is known for skiing and racing. Slinger Speedway, locatedat the intersection of highways 144 and 41, features late-model MUNICIPALITYMedian IncomeTime to AirportMedian 2023stock cars on the worlds fastest quarter-mile oval. It has hosted WebsitePopulation Miles to Downtown Home Sales Price Tax Rate one of the races for the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) series KEWASKUM$65,66470 minutes$381,500which was televised nationally. Slinger is also home to the Little village.kewaskum.wi.us4,37140 miles $12.92 Switzerland ski area, which touts 18 trails and three terrain parks, Schools: Kewaskum as well as lodging. WEST BEND$66,98045 minutes$335,000Jackson is a small village of just over 7,000 thats noted for its big ci.west-bend.wi.us32,06731 miles $13.86 bargains. Every spring its residents host what is arguably one of the Schools: West Bend largest community-wide rummage sales in the metropolitan area. Located 25 miles northwest of Milwaukee and seven miles south of West Bend, Jackson is one of the fastest-growing communities in Washington County. Richfield is a village of nearly 12,000 residents near the intersection of U.S. 45 and U.S. 41. Probably best known for the Cabelas outfitter store located there, Richfield has numerous natural attractions as well, including more than a dozen lakes, golf courses and numerous parks.MUNICIPALITYMedian IncomeTime to AirportMedian 2023 WebsitePopulation Miles to Downtown Home Sales Price Tax RateHARTFORD$65,98660 minutes$291,000 ci.hartford.wi.us15,796 40 miles $12.63Schools: Erin; Hartford J1; Hartford UHS; SlingerJACKSON$88,66145 minutes$345,500 villageofjacksonwi.gov7,844 30 miles $13.60Schools: West BendNorthern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State ForestRICHFIELD$119,44530 minutes$609,000 richfieldwi.gov11,86625 miles $10.06Schools: Holy Hill Area; Germantown; SlingerSouthern Washington CountySLINGER$84,95560 minutes$380,000 www.vi.slinger.wi.gov6,401 35 miles $12.38HartfordSlingerJacksonRichfield Schools: SlingerJust west of Germantown is the picturesque Basilica of Holy Hill, a Roman Catholic church and monastery. The spires of the hilltop, neo-Romanesque church can be seen for miles, and the observa-tion towers provide a breathtaking view of the Kettle Moraine countryside. The church was dedicated as the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians in 1958 and has since become a pilgrim-age site for thousands of people who visit each year to pray for their health. In 2006, Holy Hill was dedicated as a minor basilica, one of only two basilicas in the state (the other is the Basilica of St. Josaphat on the south side of Milwaukee).Washington Countys Next Generation Housing initiative aims to add 1,000 starter homes in the southern part of the county, specifically in the communities of Hartford, Slinger and Jackson. discovermilwaukee.com 69'