Kaukauna is one of 20 communities that comprise Wisconsin's metropolitan Fox Cities area. While the population of Kaukauna is approximately 16,000, the combined metro area is home to over 236,000 residents.The area's numerous lakes and rivers provide a scenic backdrop and an abundance of recreational opportunities.
The Fox Cities offers a unique blend of urban style partnered with small town charm and hospitality. A rich paper-making history that dates back to the 1830's still provides the economic backbone to the area and a large, well-educated work force has drawn many other industries including health care, financial services and manufacturing to the area.
While each of the Fox Cities brings its own special history and personality, together, they offer an assortment of unique dining experiences, a spectacular performing arts center, museums, an acclaimed educational system complete with a private liberal arts university and a technical college, a regional airport and countless parks and natural areas for you to enjoy all year long. The area is also home to the state's second largest shopping mall, an outlet mall with over 40 retailers and countless specialty shops.