Edgerton bills itself as “The Gateway to Lake Koshkonong,” a 10,400-acre lake located about midway between the metro areas of Madison to the north and Janesville to the south. The lake is a popular destination for fishing and water sports of all kinds. In the charming downtown, you'll spot restored buildings such as train depots and tobacco warehouses that help tell the history of this community. Tour the boyhood home of Sterling North, the author of the much beloved children's book Rascal. Events from a Book Festival to Chilimania to the Rock River Thresheree will bring you back to enjoy this historic town.