Welcome to Cross Plains 

Famous for Friendliness

Located in the beautiful rolling hills of western Dane County, Cross Plains is home to more than 2,900 people. It offers a friendly, small-town atmosphere with easy access to business and recreational opportunities in Madison. People are attracted to the area's natural beauty and the many benefits it offers.

Growing area. Both Dane County and Cross Plains are experiencing an increase in business expansion and residential growth. Dane County is the fastest-growing county in the state. Cross Plains' population has grown nearly 80% since 1970. It is estimated that the village population will increase about 58% by the year 2020

Proximity to Madison. This area is the second-largest market in the state. Madison is the state capital and home of the University of Wisconsin, one of the country's most respected universities. There are many financial, health care and insurance services available in the city.

Transportation routes. Cross Plains is located on U.S. highway 14. It's about eight miles west of U.S. Highway 18/151 and the Beltline around Madison. Proximity to I-90 and I-94 offers easy access to major metropolitan cities. Milwaukee is about 90 miles to the east, Chicago lies 150 miles to the Southeast and Minneapolis-St. Paul is 250 miles to the northwest.

Variety of services. Numerous cultural, educational, civic and recreational opportunities are available in Cross Plains. The village offers affordable residential and business locations, a responsive government, quality education, numerous athletic activities and beautiful parks.



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