Elm Grove, Wisconsin, is a village on the eastern end of Waukesha County. The population of Elm Grove is around 6,000.
The Elmbrook School District operates public schools in Elm Grove. The Tonawanda Elementary School and Pilgrim Park Middle School campuses are both in Elm Grove. High school students in the village attend the Brookfield East and Central High Schools to the west in the city of Brookfield.
Watertown Plank Road is home to most of the business activity around Elm Grove. Brookfield Square is directly outside city limits to the southwest. The Westmoor Country Club also appears near the shopping center.
Elm Grove Park appears in the central part of the village. The park features an outdoor pool, a basketball court, several tennis courts, and a couple of fields for baseball, softball, and soccer.
Elm Grove, WI, was incorporated in 1955. The village was originally a part of the town of Brookfield. The land was settled in the 1830s. Elm Grove got its name after a railroad stop in the area had to be named. The vast number of elm trees was a direct influence on the name.
The layout of Elm Grove is square with four roads making up the city’s boundaries. The roads clockwise from the north are West North Avenue, North 124th Street, West Bluemound Road or Highway 18, and the Pilgrim Parkway. Interstate 94 is due south of Elm Grove. Highway 18 also goes east from Elm Grove to downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee County Zoo and Milwaukee Regional Medical Center appearing along the way.
Underwood Creek appears in the middle part of Elm Grove. A bicycle trail appears along the length of the creek. The creek also moves under a major commercial center in the Brookside and Highwood neighborhoods.
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