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Black Earth

Black Earth

Community Description

The Village of Black Earth offers a friendly, small-town atmosphere with easy access to business and recreational opportunities in Madison. People are attracted to the area’s natural beauty and the many benefits it offers. Black Earth has one of the top ten trout streams in the nation. Black Earth is known for its home talent baseball team.
The first Europeans to permanently settle here arrived in 1843. Five years later, the Wisconsin State Legislature created the Town of Farmersville, which was later renamed to Black Earth. Black Earth is a rural farming community blessed with natural resources, including fertile soils and the popular Black Earth Creek.
Black Earth is located on US Highway 14. About 14 miles west of US Highway 18/151 and the Beltline around Madison. Proximity to I-90 and I-94 offers easy access to major metropolitan cities. Milwaukee is about 95 miles to the east, Chicago lies 155 miles to the Southeast and Minneapolis-St. Paul is 255 miles to the northwest.
The total population is 1338.

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