Welcome to Hartford, Wisconsin



The City of Hartford is situated in both the Dodge and Washington Counties of Wisconsin.Hartford

Some areas of Hartford real estate have recently been annexed into Pike Lake and other communities.  Just outside of the city limits is a large industrial park that houses Quad Graphics, a major employer to the citizens of Hartford.


The area that would eventually become Hartford was first surveyed in 1843.  In 1844, a dam was built the Rubicon River.  A sawmill quickly followed to create lumber to build up the surrounding area by using the water as an energy source.  A railway was built in 1855 that connected the area to nearby LaCrosse as well as Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and Chicago.  The railway was a functioning part of the local economy until the early 20th century.In its early days, Hartford real estate was home to Kissel, an auto manufacturer.  Today, Hartford is the headquarters for API Healthcare as well as many other smaller businesses.

The School District of Hartford oversees the public education of students living in Hartford.  There are five elementary, one middle and one public high school operating in Hartford real estate.  For parents wishing to give their children a private school education, there are nine private schools available in Hartford that range from preK through 12th grade.

Things to Do
Hartford houses the Schauer Arts & Activities Center.  This performing arts center not only showcases professional touring companies but also offers art classes to anyone of any age interested in learning more about art and is a popular place for hosting business and social functions. There are also 12 parks located throughout the city for the public to enjoy, a recreation center and a community pool.

Hartford is a community that values its traditions and family values.  Come and see for yourself.

Image By Jake Komp (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons