At the Heart of It All is Dodgeville. With such a beautiful motto, Dodgeville is a really beautiful town. A typical small American town, Dodgeville is located in the heart of Wisconsin actually, in the Iowa County. With a population that barely reaches 5000 people, Dodgeville is the most populous town of Iowa county and also its county seat and one of the oldest cities in the state of Wisconsin. Dodgeville bases its economy on agriculture. In present, it is a sister city for Oakham, Rutland from the United Kingdom. If you plan to visit Wisconsin, Dodgeville should also be on your list – it has great attractions that should not be missed.
Top Attractions withinDodgeville
Military Ridge Trail is great if you are a sport lover. This is a 40 mile trail that starts from Dodgeville and goes to the city of Fitchburg, also in Wisconsin. You have many options – hiking, biking, skiing or you can even try a ride with a snowmobile.
Dodge Mining Camp Cabin is a mining cabin that was built in the 1820s and is a particular kind of house used by workers from the Dodge Camp. The cabin is representative for its era, that is why the Iowa Country Historical Society moved it downtown Dodgeville and the cabin is now a tourist attraction. This is one of the oldest buildings in the whole states and an incredible number of tourists visit it year by year.
DowntownDodgeville is the perfect area to visit if you are a history aficionado and you want to acknowledge the same places the early locals saw. You can stroll in this great area, which is one of the oldest in the state. Six blocks filled with historical buildings, salons, antique stores and elegant cafes that redeem the old times.