Why Madison?

Consistently ranked among the top 10 cities to live in the United States, Madison is home to outstanding arts, culture, dining, sports and outdoor activities. Madison is a compact city situated on an isthmus between two lakes where you can enjoy clean air, great schools, an easy commute and vibrant communities.

A “smallest-big-city” of nearly 270,000, Madison routinely ranks as one of the best places to live, work, play and raise a family. To see these highlights in greater color and detail, check out Visit Madison’s inspirational guide to this great city!