Butler, WI is located in the Milwaukee metropolitan area just 14 miles northwest of the city. Known as "Train Town USA," Butler is a charming community that has ties to locomotive history. Approximately 2,000 people live here, allowing the village to maintain the nurturing nature of a small Midwestern town. Search for Butler apartments for rent, and find a new home in the Badger State.
Butler was established in 1913 as residents moved further north into the Wisconsin countryside. Today, the village makes a quiet, comfortable home for many professionals who commute to Milwaukee for work. Butler functions under the slogan of "the village of homes and industry," which showcases the local pride that residents take in their history. According to City-Data, the median resident age here is 43, which gives Butler the same close-knit atmosphere found in many suburban neighborhoods.
With a central location in Waukesha County, Butler makes a great home for people who want to take advantage of the state's finest attractions. Madison and the Wisconsin Dells are both within driving distance and allow Butler residents to stay connected to the best natural and cultural happenings in the upper Midwest.
Currie Park is located near Butler and gives local residents a place to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. With a basketball court, softball field, wading pool, walking path, and picnic area, the park is a great place to spend an afternoon in the warm summer months.
Butler residents also head to Milwaukee to partake in the city's festive events. Many festivals are held here each year, including the Indian Summer Festival, Milwaukee Irish Fest, Festa Italiana, Summerfest, and the Milwaukee Film Festival.
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