The town of Algoma is a primarily residential and agricultural establishment located on the west side of Oshkosh in Winnebago County. The communities of Highland Shore, Melrose Park, Leonards Point, and Oakwood are within town limits. The proximity of Lake Butte des Morts to the town of Algoma allows residents to participate in the region’s vast recreational opportunities.
The history of the town of Algoma, like much of the area, is based in Native American roots. The town name means “park of flowers.” The main source of revenue for inhabitants of Algoma has shifted from fishing to tourism in recent years. This change means that the town of Algoma is a warm, welcoming town that is always ready to have some fun.
With Oshkosh and Lake Winnebago in easy striking distance, natives of Algoma have endless resources for recreational entertainment. Lake Winnebago naturally offers the region’s famous fishing opportunities, including tournaments in Oshkosh and Winneconne and a sturgeon spearing season. Oshkosh offers the town of Algoma easy access to cultural events, including music festivals, operas, and art gallery events.
Visitors to the town of Algoma benefit from the nearby trailhead of the Wioubash State trail. This trail not only attracts hikers, but also bikers, horseback riders, and, in the winter, snowmobilers. Speaking of winter, the County of Winnebago has many winter sporting options as well, including ice fishing and skiing.
Town of Algoma - Wisconsin
The town of Algoma gives families an option for a quieter home life compared to the bustle of Oshkosh without losing the benefits of city life. Thanks to Oshkosh, the town of Algoma is easily accessible both by air at the Wittman Regional Airport and by car because of the intersection of two state highways. Families typically enjoy the beauty, safety, and community of the town of Algoma.
Families can also benefit from the educational opportunities both within in the town of Algoma and in nearby Oshkosh. The town of Algoma also proudly supports one of the best volunteer firefighting units in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, the town of Algoma has many fine restaurants, churches, medical facilities, and shopping. If this sounds like the type of community in which you would like to raise your children, give Beiser Realty a call for experienced assistance in your search for your ideal home.