Washington County is located in the southeastern corner of the state of Wisconsin. Approximately 132,000 full-time residents live in Washington County. It is considered part of the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metropolitan Statistical Area and its county seat is the city of West Bend. The county occupies just over 436 square miles of land and water.

A Brief History of Washington County

Like many counties and cities across the United States, Wisconsin’s Washington County was named for former president George Washington. The area now comprising Washington County was previously part of the Michigan Territory. It became part of Wisconsin Territory in 1836 and was officially organized in 1845.

Washington County Today

These days, Washington County is the site of two airports, Hartford Municipal Airport (KHXF) and West Bend Municipal Airport (KETB). It contains the cities of Hartford (partly in Dodge County), Milwaukee (mostly in Milwaukee County and Waukesha County), and West Bend, as well as the villages of Germantown, Jackson, Kewaskum (partly in Fond du Lac County), Newburg (partly in Ozaukee County), Richfield, and Slinger. Various other small towns and unincorporated areas are also included in Washington County.

The Law Office of John F. Zeckel, S.C. Proudly Serving Washington County Clients

Principal attorney John F. Zeckel established his private practice in 1994 in order to serve the families of Washington County in legal matters pertaining to family law and estate planning. He is known for his compassionate approach, personalized attention, courtroom record of success, and pristine reputation among his clients, peers, and competitors. If you need help with a difficult family law matter or are ready to begin planning your estate, contact our office today to schedule a free consultation.