Introduction to Verona, Wisconsin
Verona, Wisconsin is 8 miles SW of Madison, Wisconsin and 82 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is included in the Madison metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 7,052 people lived in Verona.
Verona is located in Dane County, which was founded in 1839 and named in honor of Nathan Dane. Dane was a delegate of the Congress of the Confederation from Massachusetts and helped carve the State of Wisconsin from the Northwest Territory. The city was named after Verona, New York.
Verona and nearby Attractions
- Henry Vilas Zoo
- Little A-Merrick- Amusement Park
- Military Ridge State Trail
- Chazen Museum of Art
- Badger Prairie County Park
- Mount Horeb Mustard Museum
Things To Do In Verona
Local museums include the Sun Prairie Historical Library & Museum, the Albany Historical Museum, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Mount Horeb Mustard Museum and the Chazen Museum. One can also visit the Henry Vilas Zoo and the Badger Prairie County Park from Verona. The Little A-Merrick-Amusement Park is popular among local children.
Dane County Regional Airport is nearby.
Verona Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include the University of Wisconsin Colleges and the Madison Area Technical College.