Introduction to Oregon, Wisconsin
Oregon, Wisconsin, in Dane county, is 10 miles S of Madison, Wisconsin and 75 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Madison metropolitan area with. Oregon’s population is approximately 7,514.
Oregon was originally established as a village by Charles C. Waterman, William S. Bedford, A. S. Mygatt and John D. Tipple in 1843 as Rome Corner.
Oregon and nearby Attractions
- Clark Park South Side
- Henry Vilas Zoo
- State Historical Museum
- Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
- Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Things To Do In Oregon
The Little A-Merrick-Amusement Park and the Marcus Theaters are accessible from Oregon. Local parks include the Clark Park South Side and Wildwood Park. The Olbrich Botanical Gardens & Tropical Conservatory is nearby as well.
Dane County Regional is the nearest airport.
Oregon Higher Education
Local colleges and universities include the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Madison Area Technical College and Rock Valley College.