Famous for Friendliness. Located in the beautiful rolling hills of western Dane County, Cross Plains offers a friendly, small-town atmosphere with easy access to business and recreational opportunities in Madison. Cross Plains has a population of approximately 3900 residents along with 1.7 square miles of land within the city limits. People are attracted to the area’s natural beauty and the many benefits it offers.
The Village of Cross Plains owns and maintains 25 acres of developed parks. Five of these are beautiful neighborhood parks with play equipment, landscaped areas and open play and picnic areas. The nearby Ice Age Trail is part of the National Park Service National Scenic Trail System. Flowing through the Village of Cross Plains are the spring-fed headwaters of the world renowned Black Earth Creek, a high quality trout stream that attracts fly-fishers and other anglers from throughout the Midwest.
The Cross Plains Farmer’s Market is another local favorite. The market takes place every Wednesday from 4-7 PM, making it conveniently accessible on the drive home from work. The farmer’s market runs from June 6th to August 29th every year and showcase a variety of locally grown food and handcrafted goods.
With the small town atmosphere and beautiful landscape, Cross Plains is the perfect community for someone who enjoys the beauty of nature and the quaintness of a small town. Come and check out Cross Plains today!