Introduction to Monroe, Wisconsin
The City of Monroe is the largest city in Green County. It is known as the "swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S.A." John B. Skinner was one of the earliest settlers in the city. In 1834, Nicholas Cornelius visited Monroe and soon began building and developing the area.
Monroe and nearby Attractions
- Historic Cheesemaking Center
- Yellowstone Lake State Park
- Cadiz Springs State Park
- Albany Historical Museum
- Cedarville Historical Museum
- Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Things To Do In Monroe
The Cadiz Spring State Park, the Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park and the New Glarus Woods State Park are all accessible from Monroe. The Historic Cheesemaking Center is a popular local spot as well.
Dane County Regional Airport is located nearby.
Monroe Higher Education
Local colleges and universities include the University of Wisconsin and the Madison Area Technical College.