Give Big, Shop Small – Vernon County
Located in the heart of the Driftless area, Vernon County is where your family vacation, outdoor adventures, cravings for local flavor, and your arts and live music dreams become a reality. Whether you are searching for a quiet day on a winding river, a tour through Amish country, one of the best meals you have ever eaten or a day of shopping at our quaint shops or the local farmer’s markets, Vernon County has something to offer everyone.
In Vernon County, we are redefining quality of life and may just be the best-kept secret in the country. From it’s quality educational opportunities, access to first-rate 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.
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.
Vernon County Economic Development Strategy (PDF)
“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.”
Author of DRIFTLESS
Good Food = Good Energy
VERNON COUNTY – QUALITY OF LIFE – Business View Magazine
HILLSBORO ON THE RISE! BEER, BUTTER & HOSPITAL DEVELOPMENTS – Wisconsin State Journal
DRIFTLESS IN THE FALL – Milwaukee Journal Sentinal article
ROUND BARNS – Making 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. https://www.lisalickel.com/2010/01/history-of-cheyenne-valley-wisconsin.html