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Overview

Introduction to McFarland, Wisconsin

McFarland, Wisconsin, in Dane county, is 7 miles SE of Madison, Wisconsin and 70 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village is included in the Madison metropolitan area.

McFarland History

McFarland was founded by William H. McFarland in 1856. Harvesting winter ice and fish were the early industries of the village. A small resort industry also developed in McFarland. It became a bedroom community for the City of Madison after World War II.

McFarland and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Kegonsa State Park
  • Little A-Merrick- Amusement Park
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Henry Vilas Zoo
  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens & Topical Conservatory
  • State Historical Museum of Wisconsin

Things To Do In McFarland

Local parks include Lewis Park, Marsh Woods Park, Babcock Park and Indian Mound Park. The La Follette County Park, Viking County Park and the Lake Kegonsa State Park are accessible from McFarland as well. Local museums include the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Chazen Museum of Art, the State Historical Museum of Wisconsin and the Madison Children's Museum.

McFarland Transportation

Dane County Regional Airport is nearby.

McFarland Higher Education

The Madison Area Technical College, Rock Valley College and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are all in the area.

Mcfarland Almanac

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Mcfarland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationARBORETUM UNIV WIS
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp5 to 27 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationMADISON DANE CO AP
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches
StationCHARMANY FARM
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cottage Grove6,729$93,106
Madison246,034$81,936
Maple Bluff1,452$174,107
Monona7,919$91,250
Oregon9,912$98,406
Stoughton13,041$76,406

Mcfarland Public Libraries

E.d. Locke Public Library
5920 MILWAUKEE ST.
Mcfarland, Wisconsin
(608) 838-9030

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Mcfarland Public Schools

4k Mcfarland
6103 Johnson St
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-4602
Primary
Total Enrollment 137
Conrad Elvehjem Early Learning Center
6009 Johnson St
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-3146
Primary
Total Enrollment 166
Indian Mound Middle
6330 Exchange St
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-8980
Middle
Total Enrollment 513
Mcfarland High
5103 Farwell St
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-3166
High
Total Enrollment 718
Mcfarland Primary School
6103 Johnson St
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-3115
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
Waubesa Intermediate School
5605 Red Oak Trl
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-7667
Primary
Total Enrollment 513
Wisconsin Virtual Academy (wiva)
4709 Dale-curtin Dr
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-9482
Wisconsin Virtual Academy High (wiva)
4709 Dale-curtin Dr
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-9482
High
Total Enrollment 892
Wisconsin Virtual Academy K-8 (wiva)
4709 Dale-curtin Dr
ZIP: 53558
(608) 838-9482
Primary
Total Enrollment 1029
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