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Milwaukee Neighborhoods: South Side

Guide to many of Milwaukee's neighborhoods. Interactive maps of listed neighborhoods. Links to find news articles, books and archival materials. Starting Census-identified locations. Links to other Milwaukee neighborhood resources.

Bay View

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Bay View is bordered by Becher and Bay Street to the north, Sixth Street to the west, and Morgan Avenue to the south.

Neighborhood Association: Bay View Neighborhood Association

2000 Census Tract #:  183

2000 Block Group #:  3

Police District #:  2, 6

Schools: Trowbridge Street Public School, Atlas Preparatory Academy, Bay View High School, Humboldt Park Public School

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Clark Square

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Clarke Square is bordered by Pierce Street to the north, Cesar Chavez Drive to the east, Layton Boulevard to the west, and Greenfield Avenue to the south.

Neighborhood Association: None

2000 Census Tract #:  158

2000 Block Group #:  3

Police District #:  2

Schools: Longfellow Public School, Prince of Peace School

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Historic Mitchell Street

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Historic Mitchell Street is located between Cesar Chavez Drive to the west, and South 5th Street to the east.

Neighborhood Association: Historic Mitchell Street Community Organization

2000 Census Tract #:  167

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #: 2

Schools: South Division High School, Forest Home Elementary School,

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Holler Park

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Holler Park is bordered by General Mitchell Airport to the south and east, Layton Avenue to the north, and South 6th Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: Holler Park Neighborhood Association

2000 Census Tract #: 216

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #:  6

Schools: None

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Jackson Park

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Jackson Park is bordered by Lincoln Avenue to the north, Morgan Avenue to the south, 35th Street to the east, and 51st Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: Jackson Park Community Association

2000 Census Tract #:  190

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #: 6

Schools: Manitoba Elementary School

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Jones Island

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Jones Island is a pennisula located between the Milwaukee and Kinnickinnic Rivers

Neighborhood Association: None

2000 Census Tract #:  154

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #:  1

Schools: None

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Layton Park

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Neighborhood Boundaries (inconsistently defined): To the north, Lincoln Avenue (alt.: Pierce Street); to the south, Pabst Avenue; to the east, South 27th Street/Layton Boulevard; to the west, 35th Street (alt: Miller Park Way/43d Street)

Neighborhood Associations: Layton Boulevard West Neighborhoods serves a portion of the Layton Park neighborhood. The Layton Park South group was formed in 2016 (August) to serve adjacent areas.

2000 Census Tract #:  189

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #: 2

Schools: None

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Lincoln Village

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Lincoln Village is centered on Lincoln Avenue, from South 5th Street to the east, to South 20th Street to the west.

Neighborhood Association: Lincoln Village Business Association <link disabled temporarily; use your favorite browser to search>

2000 Census Tract #:  175

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #: 2

Schools: Hayes Bilingual School, Badger State Baptist School, St. Josaphat School 

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Tippecanoe

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Tippecanoe is located on the south side of Milwaukee, near the intersection of Howard Avenue and Clement Avenue

Neighborhood Association: None

2000 Census Tract #:  207

2000 Block Group #:  2

Police District #:  6

Local Schools: Clement Avenue Public School, Tippecanoe Elementary School

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Town of Lake

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Town of Lake is located immediately north of General Mitchell Airport and Layton Avenue

Neighborhood Association: None

2000 Census Tract #:  210

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #:  6

Schools: Burdick Elementary School, St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

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Walker's Point

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Neighborhood Boundaries: Walker's Point is located to the south-east of the Menomonee River Valley

Neighborhood Association: Historic Walker's Point Association

2000 Census Tract #:  155

2000 Block Group #:  1

Police District #:  2

Schools: Bruce Guadalupe Community School, Notre Dame Middle School

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Southside Organizing Committee

Southside Organizing Committee (SOC) is a neighborhood-based organization dedicated to the development and sustainability of Milwaukee’s near south side neighborhoods, established in 1990. Service boundary areas are: to the north, Menomonee Valley; to the south, Oklahoma Avenue; to the east, Lake Michigan, and to the west, Miller Park Way/43d Street.  For details visit socmilwaukee.org