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Racine, Wisconsin is a city in and the county seat of Racine County. It is located between Milwaukee and Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Root River. As of the last census, Racine's population was 78,860 people within the city limits. From its founding days in the early 1800's, Racine developed an international reputation as an industrial community spawning such companies as J. I. Case, S. C. Johnson, Western Printing, Massey Harris, ln-Sink-Erator, Jacobsen Manufacturing, Twin Disc Clutch and many other widely recognized names. In addition to industry, however, Racine is home to museums, theater companies, visual arts organizations, dance studios, concert series and special organizations, galleries, performance groups, music organizations, and special art events. Racine also has several examples of Frank Lloyd Wright's work including the Johnson Wax world headquarters offering frequent tours.

Racine WI Edcuation

Racine's public schools are administered by the Racine Unified School District which oversees 21 elementary schools, eight middle schools and six high schools with a combined student enrollment of around 21,000. RE/MAX Newport Realty has developed a close working relationship with Racine Unified and is prepared to arrange personal orientation sessions for those desiring to learn more. Higher education is also close to the City of Racine with the University of Wisconsin-Parkside campus located within two miles. Gateway Technical College is located within the Racine City limits.

Racine WI Transportation

Mass transportation is provided by the Belle Urban System or BUS for short. Racine is also served by Amtrak's Hiawatha Line from the Sturtevant station in Racine County for easy access to Chicago. Additional train service to Chicago and Milwaukee is provided by Metra's Union Pacific Line with station located only 11 miles from Downtown Racine.

Racine WI Shopping

Downtown Racine offers an enchanting and eclectic array of shops and restaurants. It is situated on the lakefront adjacent to a large marina, several waterfront restaurants, upscale boutique hotel, and unlimited opportunities for Lake Michigan recreational pursuits. The City of Racine is also home to the Racine Zoo, the world acclaimed North Beach, the unbelievable Racine Goodwill Fourth of July Parade and a continuum of festivals and celebrations virtually guaranteed to provide something for everyone.

Racine WI Homes for Sale

RE/MAX Newport Realty is totally grounded in our community and our agents are prepared to provide all visitors with a thorough introduction. Our office meetings offer the continuing opportunity to dialogue with local officials such as the Mayor, the County Executive, the Superintendent of Schools, the Sheriff, the Chief of Police, the CEO of the Visitors and Convention Bureau, the head of the Racine County Economic Development Association and many others who offer and unequalled pool of resources to answer any questions that might arise.

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Updated: 24th January, 2019 3:01 AM.