Introduction to Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, in Dane county, is 17 miles W of Madison, Wisconsin and 92 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Part of the surrounding Madison metro area, Mount Horeb is home to some 5,860 residents.
Mount Horeb History
Mount Horeb was named by Englishman George Wright. He chose the name "Mount Horeb" because of the topography of the area. The original name of the area was "Corners."
Mount Horeb and nearby Attractions
- Yellowstone Lake State Park
- Mount Horeb Mustard Museum
- Tower Hill State Park
- Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
- Governor Dodge State Park
- Chazen Museum of Art
Things To Do In Mount Horeb
The Blue Mound State Park, Mazomanie Beach and the Mount Horeb Mustard Museum are some popular local destinations. Local museum include the State Historical Museum of Wisconsin, Little Norway, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Madison’s Children’s Museum. Brigham Park, Yellowstone Lake State Park, Indian Lake County Park and Blue Mounds State Park are some of the local parks, while the Mount Horeb Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Saint Ignatius Catholic Church are the local houses of worship.
Mount Horeb Transportation
Dane County Regional Airport is located nearby.
Mount Horeb Higher Education
The Madison Area Technical College, the University of Wisconsin and Kishwaukee College are accessible from Mount Horeb.