UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE
SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Average Housing Cost
- Platteville $164,200
- Richland Center $95,000
- Monroe $135,400
- Prairie Du Chien $128,800
Charming small-town living with close proximity to major metro areas
Southwest Wisconsin offers scenic beauty beyond compare with world class fishing, hunting, canoeing, hiking and biking. The availability of numerous state and local parks makes the area ideal for those who appreciate the scenic beauty that Wisconsin has to offer. The unique Cheese Country Trail provides opportunities for biking, hiking and ATV riding. The region is also known for it’s numerous artisanal food and beverage producers and an increasing presence of farm-to-table dining options.
PEOPLE & PLACES IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN
"It was on my list of dream jobs for about five or six years. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else, and I’ve been a lot of other places."
"We get people, surprisingly, from all over the world coming, but most of our people come from Wisconsin itself. It doesn’t surprise us, because Wisconsinites are in love with Wisconsin."
"We have strong roots in traditional Wisconsin cheesemaking, but we also have a new generation of energetic and educated cheesemaker who are always looking for the next innovation."
Stopping for ice cream • New Glarus, Wisconsin
Boating down the Wisconsin River • Wauzeka, Wisconsin
Fourth of July Parade • Platteville, Wisconsin
Biking • Darlington, Wisconsin
Taking a break on a hay bale • Platteville, Wisconsin