About This Place
Oak Creek is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 28,456 at the 2000 census. In 2009, its population was estimated at 33,946.
Oak Creek, then still semi-rural, was incorporated in 1955 under the terms of Wisconsin statute 66.0215, also known as "The Oak Creek Law." The Oak Creek Law was crafted by Town Attorney Tony Basile to prevent its annexation by neighboring Milwaukee; and was put through with the help of state Democratic party legislative joint committee chairman Leland McParland, who was the state senator for Oak Creek.
Oak Creek is located at 42°53′4″N 87°53′57″W / 42.88444°N 87.89917°W / 42.88444; -87.89917 (42.884347, -87.899209).