Oshkosh, WILocated on the idyllic shores of Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh is a historic yet hip city with a lot to offer prospective homebuyers. The city offers attractive homes for sale as well as a modest cost of living, excellent public schools and college and a wealth of recreational and leisure activities offered by its plentiful parkland and the scenic Lake Winnebago. Those seeking a livable and family-friendly city in Wisconsin should definitely take a good look at Oshkosh and its renowned real estate market.

The Oshkosh real estate market features beautiful, historic homes and direct access to the bucolic Lake Winnebago. Oshkosh homes and other Oshkosh properties include single-family homes as well as starter homes, townhouses, historic homes and modern townhouses with spacious floor plans and coveted amenities. Oshkosh WI homes for sale also offer competitive prices and robust property values, making them affordable yet safe investments. Everyone from families with young children to retirees to first-time homebuyers will find plenty of great choices in this friendly town.


Oshkosh was first settled around 1818 and officially incorporated in 1853. The city built a thriving economy based on logging, manufacturing and railroad trade. It grew quickly throughout the 19th century and underwent a revival in recent years as many new families and young professionals have relocated to its affordable real estate market and rich cultural scene. Today it is seen as one of Wisconsin's most livable cities, offering affordable real estate options as well as abundant parkland and some of the state's best public schools and colleges like the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Parks and Recreation

The city enjoys a number of beautiful parks, public spaces and recreation centers to enjoy, including the Lakeshore Municipal Golf Course and the Pollock Community Water Park. The city crown jewel is the idyllic Lake Winnebago, an outstanding place for fishing, water sports and boating. Oshkosh also hosts part of the Wiouwash State Trail, a beautiful trail that offers excellent biking, hiking and horseback riding.

Attractions and Activities

Oshkosh holds many local attractions and sites of interest to enjoy. Just a few of these worth visiting include the scenic Lake Winnebago, the Oshkosh Public Library, the Leach Amphitheater, the Oshkosh Public Museum and the historic Grand Opera House.


Events and festivals in this vibrant city include performances at the Grand Opera House and the Leach Amphitheater, the Oshkosh Air Show, the Winnebago County Fair, the Oshkosh Main Street Music Festival and much more year round.

Oshkosh: A Fantastic Place to Live

With its prime location on the beautiful shores of Lake Winnebago, family-friendly appeal and reasonable home prices, Oshkosh is one of Wisconsin's hottest real estate opportunities right now. Those interested in becoming an Oshkosh home buyer should see an Oshkosh real estate agent or an Oshkosh realtor right away for the best deals on the market in this lively city.

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Updated: 15th September, 2019 8:18 PM.