DeForest WI Homes for Sale

"Growing the Good Life"

The Village of DeForest is located in South-Central Wisconsin, just minutes from the Madison, the state capital. DeForest provides ready access to six major highways, rail transportation and Dane County Regional Airport. The community boasts safe, welcoming neighborhoods, an great park and trail system, and a place to grow and raise a family.

DeForest, is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States, along the Yahara River. The population was 8,936 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village was named for Isaac De Forest, who in 1856 bought the land on which the village sits today. Its name was long spelled “De Forest,” but has since been changed to “DeForest.”