Fun is all around when you're in Brown County! Located in Northeast Wisconsin, Brown County offers residents a chance to enjoy anything from communities rich with history, to the beautiful serenity of botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuaries, to undying loyalty and excitement brought on by being home to the world-famous Green Bay Packers. Brown County is also just a short car ride away from vacation hot spots such as Door County, Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis.
Brown County is home to 10 townships, nine villages and two cities, of which Green Bay is the largest. It is one of the most progressive and rapidly growing cities in Wisconsin while retaining some of the most beautiful and charming residential suburbs. Thanks to the major universities and technical schools in Brown County, we have an impressive talent pool. Our area businesses thrive with a diverse, educated workforce that embodies the Midwestern work ethic.
Brown County is home to eight public school districts and more than 30 private schools. These local school districts are dedicated to high-quality education, and it shows - average ACT scores outrank the state's average, which is consistently ranked first, second or third in the nation among states testing more than 50 percent high school seniors. The county average is 23.4; state average is 22.1. Wisconsin's high school seniors were ranked second in the nation on the ACT college entrance exam of states testing more than 70 percent of high school seniors.
- The State Leader in Job Creation
- Best Credit Scores in the Nation
- Ranked #2 in Emerging Financial Centers
- 3rd Fastest Growing County in Wisconsin
- Ranked #4 out of the Top 10 Mid-Sized Counties in the U.S.
- Ranked 21st Safest Metro Area in the U.S., out of 254
Beginning in 2015, greater Green Bay was selected as one of two sites in Wisconsin to receive a Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) campus.