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Middleton has been honored as one of the top ten small city places to live in the U.S. including “America’s Best Place to Live”.
Middleton is a vibrant, urban ring city on the west side of Madison, the state capital. Middleton has been honored by Money Magazine and CNN as one of the top ten small city places to live in the U.S. (under 50,000 population), including “America’s Best Place to Live” (2007). The Middleton community offers the best of living and working in a small city while having all the great attributes of a dynamic larger city.
Middleton offers unmatched quality of life, outstanding schools, a broad economic base and one of the Midwest’s strongest job markets. Middleton is home to an award-winning community trail system and the nature trails at Pheasant Branch Conservancy where you can see hundreds of species of flowers and birds. Which means you are never far from open spaces and opportunities to relax.
Downtown Middleton is home to a number of great small shops, historic architecture and lots of local flavor. There’s also a huge variety of specialty shops scattered throughout this thriving community. Middleton’s unique attractions include the National Mustard Museum and the award-winning Capital Brewery.
Community leaders and local residents who love their dynamic city continue to strive to keep making Middleton a wonderful place to live and work. It is simply the best place to live in the most vibrant metro market in Wisconsin. There are a variety of homes available in Middleton in a wide range of prices. If you’re looking for a place to live, Middleton might be the perfect place to call home.
Middleton is located off of US Highway 12 and 14. Middleton is about 15 minutes west of the State Capitol, 1.5 hours west of Milwaukee, 2.75 hours north of Chicago and 4 hours southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
The total population is 17442.

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