The city of Stoughton is a small community located conveniently just 15 miles outside of Madison. It is great for those who want to be in close proximity to our State’s Capitol while still enjoying the peace and quiet that rural Wisconsin has to offer.
- Things to do
- Eat and drink
Founded in 1847, Luke Stoughton was a prosperous man who utilized the resources of the Yahara River to power his working mill. As the small town grew, Norwegian immigrants began to pour into the town looking for work. Today, the city of Stoughton clings to its rich Norwegian heritage which can be seen in its quaint downtown streets and famous Syttende Mai festival. In addition to this, the city of Stoughton is accredited to modern day advancements as well. It boasts the state of the art Stoughton Hospital and is home to the well-known companies Uniroyal and B & G Foods; creators of Ortega and Cream of Wheat.
The Stoughton School District gets a C+ Niche score. One special and unique part of the Stoughton School District is the Norwegian High School Dancers
- Stoughton Public SChool District
- private schools
The city of Stoughton is a great place for recreational activity. Several options on this list include the city's proud ties to its historical heritage for a unique and memorable experience!
Restored 1901 Building with many performances
Petting farm and fun activities for the whole family
Stoughton has many great eateries to choose from!
Great pizza with a fun unique atmosphere
Local dinner with coffee and a deli
Classic Mexican Dinning