Delafield (City & Town) Real Estate The Heart Of Lake Country
First called Hayopolis by the farmers and merchants that lived there, Delafield was established as the name we know it by today by Dr. Charles Delafield of Milwaukee in 1843. Located in Waukesha Country, Delafield is situated in the heart of southeastern Wisconsin’s Lake Country. Just 25 miles west of Milwaukee and 53 miles east of Madison, this area is ideal for those who wish to be close to the major Wisconsin cities, yet far enough away to enjoy more of a country atmosphere.
With a population of under 200 residents in the 1880’s, this area has seen a slow yet steady increase over the years. Delafield has an estimated 7,552 residents an is considered by many to be the heart of Lake Country. With immediate access to I-94 & State Highway 16, this suburb is only 25 minutes from downtown Milwaukee.
The beautiful landscape is due mostly from glacial forces that slowly shaped the land over time. With it’s rolling hills, crystal clear lakes and sparkling river streams, Delafield boasts a wide variety of sights for those who enjoy time in the great outdoors.
Delafield has a wide variety of diverse dining, lovely shops and boutiques and a growing business community. Downtown Delafield is constantly hosting people from all over Lake Country with it’s great restaurants, quaint downtown setting, not to mention the year-round events. The Blue-Ribbon award winning Kettle Moraine School district serves most of the Delafield area as well, making this a highly sought after location for families.