Area Information


Southwest Wisconsin is a beautiful area with rolling hills, green pastures, historic homes and buildings, and friendly people. Bordered by the Mississippi River, Southwest Wisconsin has plenty of State, County, and private parks and campgrounds where you can enjoy nature at its best.

Southwest Wisconsin is host to Southwest Wisconsin Technical College and the University of Wisconsin Platteville. The school districts provide a top quality education to students with diverse interests.


The un-glaciated and pastoral landscapes can be explored more closely by state-designated Rustic Roads. The area is steeped in history as evidenced in the many historic downtowns.

Old churches and farms, one room school houses and mines dot the landscape. Museums and historic attractions are open as monuments to the founding fathers of this area.

A taste of Southwest Wisconsin includes some of the best and most unique breweries, wineries and restaurants in the Midwest.