Fitchburg has a population of over 25,000 residents and is home to more than 700 businesses. The city is ideally located minutes from Madison’s east and west sides, the University of Wisconsin and the State Capitol. Fitchburg offers a technology business park, a low municipal tax rate and is home to many corporate headquarters.
The City of Fitchburg has more than 576 acres of parks and open spaces that include parks, playfields, conservation areas, greenways, a gold course, a cemetery and community center. The Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for youths and adults all year long as well as several well attended events throughout the year including basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, and track. Fitchburg also has senior center which provides a variety of programs and services for those 55 and older.
Fitchburg is an ideal place if you like biking. There is easy access to the Capital City Trail, Badger State Trail, and the Military Ridge State Trail.
There are many school options also in Fitchburg. The City is served by the Madison, Oregon and Verona School districts and has elementary and middle schools located within Fitchburg. There are also private schools located in Fitchburg and the nearby area.