Vernon County, Wisconsin is where your family vacation, sportsman adventures, cravings for local flavor and arts & live music dreams become a reality. Whether you are searching for a quiet day on a secluded lake, a tour through Amish country, fun on the river, one of the best locally produced meals you have ever eaten or a day of shopping at the local farmer’s market or quaint shops, Vernon County has something to offer everyone in your family.


In Vernon County, we are redefining quality of life and may just be the best-kept secret in the country.  From it’s quality and diverse educational opportunities, access to first-rate conventional and alternative health care, sustainable jobs including the ability to work from home with access to an extensive rural fiber network, an abundance of healthy, local food, a vibrant live music and arts scene, and a host of outdoor recreational opportunities; all while retaining that close-knit, community feel.  Every one of our communities are livable, walkable and affordable while offering opportunities to enrich the world and their own lives.


Most people who choose to make Vernon County their home are choosing a way of life and a set of values that include some of the most important things in life: Fresh air, good local food, sustainable living, clean water, sunshine, and safe communities…and access to unsurpassed outdoor recreation, culture and natural beauty.


Right in the heart of the Driftless region of southwest Wisconsin, Vernon County offers a wide variety of opportunities for business set within the most spectacular scenic areas in the Midwest.


“We are all connected in ways we cannot even begin to fathom. Our lives unfold through each other and within each other. What one suffers, we all feel. What one does changes others forever.” 

David Rhodes

Good Food = Good Energy


Driftless Cafe


DRIFTLESS IN THE FALLMilwaukee Journal Sentinal article

ROUND BARNSMaking The Rounds

HILLSBORO BREWERY Cover Story – Isthmus

DISCOVER WISCONSIN FEATURE  Viroqua’s Luke Zahm Spotlighted in Discover Wisconsin Episode

LOCAL GROWERS OF HEMP FLOWER NEEDED – License to apply is March 1

NEW EVENT CENTER in Hillsboro – Weddings, Receptions, Conferences and more! willow+oak – Hillsboro Brewing Company

LIVE IN VERNON COUNTY and BRING YOUR WORK WITH YOU  Officials Celebrate Telecommuter Forward! Certification for Vernon County Telecommuter Forward Article here

WESTBY is #2!  Coziest Wisconsin Towns  Read Article here 

NEW PROJECT:  Building a Round Barn Gazebo in Hillsboro.  Learn more about the progress and the amazing history of the Cheyenne Valley Settlers in Vernon County.