Verona

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Source: www.activerain.com

Ten miles southwest of downtown Madison is Verona, a growing community of families and young professionals. Verona is home to Wisconsin Brewing Co., Epic Systems Corporation, and the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, making this community a center for business and recreation in the Madison area.

About the City

Verona is a total of 6.36 square miles, which includes the Verona Sugar River Valley, the Badger Mill Creek, and the Sugar River State Trail. Tucked just south of US 18/151 is the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, which traces the grooves and edges left by 15,000-year-old glaciers from Wisconsin’s Ice Age.

NUMBERS

  • City population (2010 census): 12,001
  • Median resident age: 39 years
  • Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,241
  • Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $245,470

THINGS TO DO

  • You and your furry best friend can enjoy rolling hills and glacier-made geology at the 160-acre Prairie Moraine Dog Park
  • Grab a pint of Chocolate Lab at the family-founded Wisconsin Brewing Company
  • Take a hike through the Military Ridge State Trail to enjoy natural Wisconsin woods, wetlands, and prairies
  • Taste beers that are created at the intersection of science and artistry at Hop Haus Brewing Company
  • Improve your swing and score at University Ridge Golf Course, home of the UW-Madison men’s and women’s golf teams

District Schools

Elementary

  • Country View Elementary School
  • Glacier Edge Elementary School
  • Stoner Prairie Elementary School
  • Sugar Creek Elementary School

Middle School

  • Badger Ridge Middle School
  • Savanna Oaks Middle School

High School

  • Verona Area High School