The City of Fitchburg is a young, dynamic and evolving community. Incorporated in 1984, Fitchburg has successfully grown into a place known for attractive, family oriented neighborhoods; a thriving technology-led business community; and well-designed, unique urban centers. Fitchburg has grown intelligently and strategically with a focus on first-rate design, green space preservation, and economic development geared toward 21st Century industries. With all these good ideas in the works, Fitchburg has laid the groundwork to become a truly special place for your business, your home and your life.
Talk to anyone in Fitchburg about why they live here and there’s one phrase you’ll hear over and over—it’s the best of both worlds. Fitchburg is ideally nestled between urban Madison and the bucolic farmlands that Wisconsin is famous for. With its close proximity to UW-Madison, the State Capitol and Dane County Regional Airport, Fitchburg offers the best of city and rural life. Idealistic neighborhoods and a vibrant urban district are surrounded by family farms, community parks and world-class bike trails for an experience that is the best of both worlds.
Excellent educational opportunities, environmentally progressive developments, an award-winning bicycle community, quality hotels and meeting spaces and access to a diverse and talented workforce are just a few of the reasons why residents love calling Fitchburg home and why businesses choose to do business here.
In 2012, Fitchburg was awarded as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Hop on your bike and head to Fitchburg and you’ll see the large investment that has been made to make Fitchburg an excellent biking community.