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With an outstanding quality of life, the “Good Neighbor City” is a dynamic hub of commercial activity, recreation, entertainment, dining/night life and environmental treasures on the western edge of Madison, the state capital of Wisconsin. Unlike other cities of its size (approx. 18,100 population), Middleton features the amenities and activity of much larger cities while maintaining its own unique small town charm with friendly and spirited people.

City of Middleton
Middleton City Hall
7426 Hubbard Avenue
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

The City of Middleton was named the “Best Place to Live” in America in the August 2007 issue of Money Magazine.  Since August of 2007, City of Middleton elected officials, committee members, staff, and residents have continued to provide amenities that make Middleton an outstanding place to live.

Population: Approximately 18,100

State of the City 2017

Economic Development/Community Information

Where is Middleton?
Strategically located next to Madison on the shores of Lake Mendota, Middleton is also close to the rolling hills and farmlands of rural Wisconsin. Within minutes, you can be in Madison or driving Wisconin's country roads and visiting numerous surrounding cities and villages. The community of Middleton is located on Highways 12 and 14, making it easily accessible from a variety of locations.


DISTANCE TO:  (From Middleton)
Madison 5 miles
Milwaukee 82 miles
Dubuque 94 miles
Chicago 150 miles
Green Bay 154 miles
Minneapolis 263 miles


Demographic Information

Middleton Demographic Information


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A dementia friendly community is one that cares about its neighbors; one that listens to the feeling of its residents with dementia; one that sees the signs; one that understands the needs; and one that acts.


It’s a place where people with dementia will live as independently as possible. Where they will be valued and respected. Where they will engage in activities that we all take for granted and will be supported as these activities become more difficult. Where the changes in the person will be noticed, understood, and accepted.

Dementia Friendly Middleton