Located on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan, Kenosha, Wisconsin is the county seat of Kenosha County, and is one of the largest cities in the state. Originally inhabited by Indians, the first settlers to the area came in the 1830's. By the early 1900's Kenosha was a thriving area and manufacturing automobiles became a pinnacle of the community. Rich with history, Kenosha is home to 21 locales listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Kenosha is known as a vibrant, cultural city with all the modern amenities that anyone could ask for. From museums to marketplaces, lighthouses to downtown shopping, Kenosha has something for everyone. Conveniently located in close proximity to both Milwaukee and Chicago, Kenosha is great for people looking to explore the western coast of Lake Michigan.