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VELKOMMEN!

Welcome to Stoughton, WI! Stoughton is a friendly, safe and charming community located just 15 minutes south of Madison.  Stoughton is a city not to be missed and the perfect setting for your new home!

Nestled against the Yahara River, Stoughton offers a vibrant downtown business section, surrounded by several historic neighborhoods. Stoughton is a thriving community of over 12,000 people, with plenty of opportunities for its residents to live, work and play. 

Stoughton was founded in 1847. It is known for it's Norweigan heritage as many Norweigans immigants settled here from 1865 through the early 1900s. It hosts a citywide celebration of Syttende Mai, the Norwegian constitution day, on the weekend closest to May 17. Its sister city is Gjøvik, Norway. Part of the city's celebration of its Norwegian heritage is the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers. 

                                                                


Stoughton is also the birthplace of the "Coffee Break", and hosts a small yearly parade to celebrate the distinction.In addition, Stoughton boasts one of the few remaining second story theaters in the Midwest - the beautifully restored Stoughton Opera House. Other Stoughton attractions include the Train Depot, Public Library, Stoughton Country Club, Main Street, LaFollette Park, Lake Kegonsa, Stoughton Skatepark, Yahara River and Green's Orchard. With so many options you can always find something to do here! 






To Learn even more about Stoughton visit these links:

City of Stoughton = http://www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/

Stoughton Historical Society - http://expressiveimage.com/historical.html

Chamber of Commerce - http://www.stoughtonwi.com/

Stoughton Country Club - http://www.stoughtoncountryclub.com/

Stoughton School District - http://www.stoughton.k12.wi.us/

Stoughton News - http://www.stoughtonnews.com/