Edgerton is a city located in northern Rock County in south central Wisconsin, and has just under 5,000 residents. Located 20 minutes from Janesville, 30 minutes from Beloit and 35 minutes from Madison, Edgerton enjoys a small-town atmosphere while still being close to big city life. Rockford is only an hour away, Milwaukee 1.75 hours, and Chicago 2.25 hours away. Air service is supplied by the Rock County Airport 15 miles south and the Madison Airport 30 miles north. Jana's Airport, a private airport, three miles north of Edgerton is open to the public.
Rivers, streams, lakes and two city parks provide excellent recreation areas for the picnicker, hiker, hunter or fisherman. Camping and cross-country skiing are popular seasonal pastimes. Tennis courts. indoor and outdoor swimming pools and two golf courses greet the sports enthusiast. The region is rich in cultural opportunities ranging from community and professional theater to concerts and art galleries. Many area antique shops attract both browsers and collectors.
Race Track Park is a former sulky race track that has been updated to become a major community park/sports facility. Saunder's Creek meanders through the northern part of the park which allows for some picturesque nature trails to exist. The border of the park is wooded, which the interior has several baseball fields, soccer fields, and playground for the children. There is a small deer park that is for the residents and visitors to watch the deer interact and change with the seasons. The Conservation Club is also located in the park which hosts trap shooting leagues, tractor pulls, and can be leased for meetings and receptions.
Whether you want to explore, shop, dine or just relax, you'll find Edgerton is a precious gem waiting to be discovered in Rock County. Edgerton's downtown is a treasure trove of history. Its museums, points of interest and historic buildings take you to another era when the town was "The Tobacco Capital of the World." In our downtown area you will find old tobacco warehouses and the Edgerton Rail Road Depot, a local Victorian landmark slated for complete renovation. All stand as monuments to the town's past.